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    is it a typo, please?

    "SYDNEY, N.S. Environmental crusader Paul Watson doled out $10,000 in toonies and bills today as he bailed out two senior crew members of the Farley Mowat who where jailed on the weekend after the RCMP seized the anti-sealing vessel."
    hi,
    I found this text on a web newspaper today. can the underlined word be correct or is it a typo, please?
    thanks.


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    Re: is it a typo, please?

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    "SYDNEY, N.S. Environmental crusader Paul Watson doled out $10,000 in toonies and bills today as he bailed out two senior crew members of the Farley Mowat who where jailed on the weekend after the RCMP seized the anti-sealing vessel."
    hi,
    I found this text on a web newspaper today. can the underlined word be correct or is it a typo, please?
    thanks.
    'Tis clearly a typo, JC.

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    #3

    Re: is it a typo, please?

    thanks.
    hey River, you have a magnificent country!
    regards again.
    jc

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    #4

    Re: is it a typo, please?

    Sure looks like it It may have been transcribed wrong.

    The other day I read where Martha Stewart has merged with Emeril and will market all his products under the MS line name. Her quote was, "Emeril's products ducktail with the MS line . . ."

    I am sure she meant (or was quoted wrongly) for it to be "dovetail."


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    Wink Re: is it a typo, please?

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post

    The other day I read where Martha Stewart has merged with Emeril and will market all his products under the MS line name. Her quote was, "Emeril's products ducktail with the MS line . . ."

    I am sure she meant (or was quoted wrongly) for it to be "dovetail."
    Maybe she meant that they weren't as perfect a match as she could have hoped for, Susie; only held together by a little dab or a little bacon fat. :)

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    #6

    Re: is it a typo, please?

    A "ducktail" is a hair style from the 50's (American Greaser look)

    The back of the head had the hair styled so that it looked like the rear end of a duck. Boys wore their hair this way.

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