Nice little earner

THE growing number of inquiries set up in response to the deluge of public scandals with which we are all increasingly beset has an unintended consequence best summed up in the words of Charles Dickens, who observed that the first duty of a lawyer is to make work for lawyers.

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11:33am Sat 17 Nov 12

last of the mandms says...

Why does the Press persist in publishing letters which have neither sense nor point?
Why does the Press persist in publishing letters which have neither sense nor point? last of the mandms
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3:26pm Sat 17 Nov 12

Sillybillies says...

A very true comment that makes good sense and makes a very good point for those with the intelligence to understand it.
A very true comment that makes good sense and makes a very good point for those with the intelligence to understand it. Sillybillies
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9:02am Sun 18 Nov 12

last of the mandms says...

Sillybillies wrote:
A very true comment that makes good sense and makes a very good point for those with the intelligence to understand it.
Confused me a little there Billy I'm not sure if you're praising the original corespondence or the comment that followed.
[quote][p][bold]Sillybillies[/bold] wrote: A very true comment that makes good sense and makes a very good point for those with the intelligence to understand it.[/p][/quote]Confused me a little there Billy I'm not sure if you're praising the original corespondence or the comment that followed. last of the mandms
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11:28am Sun 18 Nov 12

Sillybillies says...

Sorry, meant the original letter.
Sorry, meant the original letter. Sillybillies
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3:01pm Sun 18 Nov 12

last of the mandms says...

OK still confused, are you suggesting I don't have the intelligence to understand the original letter?
OK still confused, are you suggesting I don't have the intelligence to understand the original letter? last of the mandms
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4:27pm Sun 18 Nov 12

Sillybillies says...

Do you understand it, and if you do, why did you make such a comment? The letter makes sense and a very valid point.
Do you understand it, and if you do, why did you make such a comment? The letter makes sense and a very valid point. Sillybillies
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7:30pm Sun 18 Nov 12

last of the mandms says...

Yes of course I understand the letter and it's still has neither sense nor point. However to avoid this becoming another Jarndyce versus Jarndyce I suggest an honourable draw.
Yes of course I understand the letter and it's still has neither sense nor point. However to avoid this becoming another Jarndyce versus Jarndyce I suggest an honourable draw. last of the mandms
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7:30pm Sun 18 Nov 12

last of the mandms says...

Yes of course I understand the letter and it's still has neither sense nor point. However to avoid this becoming another Jarndyce versus Jarndyce I suggest an honourable draw.
Yes of course I understand the letter and it's still has neither sense nor point. However to avoid this becoming another Jarndyce versus Jarndyce I suggest an honourable draw. last of the mandms
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8:45pm Sun 18 Nov 12

sheps lad says...

last of the mandms wrote:
Yes of course I understand the letter and it's still has neither sense nor point. However to avoid this becoming another Jarndyce versus Jarndyce I suggest an honourable draw.
In other words you give in?
[quote][p][bold]last of the mandms[/bold] wrote: Yes of course I understand the letter and it's still has neither sense nor point. However to avoid this becoming another Jarndyce versus Jarndyce I suggest an honourable draw.[/p][/quote]In other words you give in? sheps lad
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10:03pm Sun 18 Nov 12

last of the mandms says...

Yes it's preferable to endless tedious series of comments of which I assume you intended yours to be the start.
Yes it's preferable to endless tedious series of comments of which I assume you intended yours to be the start. last of the mandms
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