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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of photostat.


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  • Unfortunately, some of them were just beyond the limits of the printing process, and not helped by poor pencil clean-ups before being photostatted by DC.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • We photostatted them as they came in and pin them on a chessboard.

    28 Days of 2000 AD #19.1: More MacManus

  • Further, I directed that this material be photostatted and that the films be left in possession of Huber in Stockholm….

    Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs

  • Under the most dangerous conditions, the combination was solved and the safe opened…. the naval cipher book was delivered to an agent, who came to the door of the chancery, had the pages photostatted and came back at 4:40 a.m.

    Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs

  • Request last mentioned if they can have hundreds of copies printed, or photostatted and returned to your premises.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Referring to a 1992 Cosmopolitan survey on abortion, she said the pro-choice lobby had photostatted questionnaires and skewed the results in an attempt to make it seem that the approximately 250000 women who read the magazine were anti-abortion.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Non-photostatted questionnaires were from young, well educated women - Cosmopolitan's target readership.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I had these receipts photostatted and pasted on sheets of paper in a loose-leaf book.

    How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling

  • She blinked, and looked away from the photostatted page; when she looked back, the letters were behaving themselves again.


  • In her seven years with the Bureau, Linda Abruzzi had worked more than her share of shit jobs and shuffled more than her share of paper—federal employment background checks, interstate car theft investigations that involved comparing VIN numbers on computer printouts that were longer than she was tall, follow-the-money RICO probes—but nothing as soul-deadeningly, eye-strainingly, sleep-inducingly boring as going through fourteen file boxes of sloppily photostatted bank records.

    Fear Itself


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