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“Sikorsky officials erroneously believe that negotiations mean we must accept their inferior and unacceptable contract offer. What is missing from the company's position is the normal give and take that occurs during good-faith bargaining.”
“Reckless declarations could be given erroneous interpretation and be taken out of context, which could drag the army into an unnecessary public debate over the army's and the state of Israel's policies.”
“There was a general assumption - that is proving somewhat erroneous - that the baby boomers would continue with the consumption patterns that they established in their youth. Instead, they're doing more like what prior generations did as they got older, and switching their drinking habits to wine and spirits.”
“MEERSCHAUM, n. (Literally, seafoam, and by many erroneously supposed to be made of it.) A fine white clay, which for convenience in coloring it brown is made into tobacco pipes and smoked by the workmen engaged in that industry. The purpose of coloring it has not been disclosed by the manufacturers.
There was a youth (you've heard before, This woeful tale, may be), Who bought a meerschaum pipe and swore That color it would he!
He shut himself from the world away, Nor any soul he saw. He smoke by night, he smoked by day, As hard as he could draw.
His dog died moaning in the wrath Of winds that blew aloof; The weeds were in the gravel path, The owl was on the roof.
"He's gone afar, he'll come no more," The neighbors sadly say. And so they batter in the door To take his goods away.
Dead, pipe in mouth, the youngster lay, Nut-brown in face and limb.
"That pipe's a lovely white," they say,
"But it has colored him!"
The moral there's small need to sing --
'Tis plain as day to you: Don't play your game on any thing That is a gamester too. --Martin Bulstrode”