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#103285 - 05/13/03 08:41 PM Mary full of tricks
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Y'all check out this site; be sure to read all the way through. There is also something 'interesting' that is "hidden in the open".
http://meretrix.com/

I did a Search and found this thread from a couple of months ago somewhat relevant:
http://wordsmith.org/board/showflat.pl?Cat=&Board=weeklythemes&Number=99537


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#103286 - 05/14/03 08:54 AM Re: Mary full of tricks
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That's pretty funny. From the opening statement of the CEO, I kept thinking "You can't be serious!" and got a fine chuckle at the end when I saw that they weren't.

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#103287 - 05/14/03 10:06 AM Re: Mary full of tricks
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Ha--same here, ff! Did you find the "secret"?


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#103288 - 05/14/03 10:13 AM Re: Mary full of tricks
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Well, there's a number of things, but I guess one that pertains to the title is that "meretrix" is a prostitute.

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#103289 - 05/14/03 02:51 PM Re: Mary full of tricks
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A long time ago the New Yorker had a recurrent feature
" The Cliché Exper Testifies". That CEO could qualify.


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#103290 - 05/14/03 03:07 PM Re: Mary full of tricks
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Oh that! I missed out on that!

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#103291 - 05/14/03 03:17 PM Re: Mary full of tricks
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the CEO's name should have been a giveaway...


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#103292 - 05/14/03 03:21 PM Re: Mary full of tricks
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the CEO's name

Not to mention the antepenultimate paragraph.


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#103293 - 05/14/03 09:59 PM Re: Mary full of tricks
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tsuwm gets the red scepter. :-)


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