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  • The use of unnecessary language to create federal or state legislation to achieve the maximum confusion, except

    a) when such states demand "plain language Legislation: in their own statutes;

    b) when a legislator has equi-amounts of brains and sense;

    c) someone makes a dumb mistake and writes in English.

    December 23, 2012