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Jul 10, 2003This week's theme
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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
[Pronunciation of KO, abbreviation of Knock Out.]
"I suppose the very first post-match exclusive was when Kid Cain told the
chap from the Daily Genesis how he had kayoed Sugar Ray Abel in the
first. 'Am I my brother's keeper?' Nice one, Kid."
"Crown Pacific Partners, an Oregon timber company, fell $1.44 to $18.56 after saying timber-price weakness kayoed its plans to sell itself." Greg Heberlein; Fed's Rate Decision Causes 'Big Yawn'; The Seattle Times; Aug 23, 2000.
The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over its government. -Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd US President (1882-1945)
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