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  • they would have; they would’ve; they woulda.


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  • If she'd handed this manuscript in to some of my profs at school, I think they'd've colored half the front page red.

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  • The problem with the government "solving" these socio-economic problems is that it hasn't worked for any nation that has tried it: Canada's healthcare system sucks, and Canadians are constantly coming to the US to have urgent medical procedures done in days, while back in Canada, they'd've been waiting in line for weeks or months.

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  • If I have just one slight downer, it's that I wish they'd've gone for a less autumnal colour-scheme on the third one.

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  • Still, they'd've been right at home in a PC lefty hotbed like Harvard.

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  • The green cake wouldn't have been half bad if they'd've left the brown stuff which appears to be leaking off.

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  • And if you'd opened up a clam joint in the basement, they'd've been...

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  • If they were moderate, they'd've just apologized and shown me some respect.

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  • Had, say, air marshals on the Sept 11 flights managed to stop the hijackers by killing them, I think they'd've been entirely justified.


  • If I hadn 'stepped in, I reckon they'd've kicked Firenze ter death -'

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • RUMSFELD: I would expect that other countries -- if they were captured by the Taliban, no, I expect they'd've been killed or the Al Qaeda -- they've just been shot summarily, as happened with any number of people.

    CNN Transcript Jan 11, 2002


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