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Old 07-05-2013, 04:32 PM   #1
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10. Cardsharp, not Card shark Exception: Corrugated hammerhead.

9. Shoo-in, not Shoe-in Exception: Attending a Buckeye home game.

8. Palm off, not Pawn off Exception: Old guitar as collateral.

7. Milquetoast, not Milk toast Exception: Clumsy at breakfast.

6. Free rein, not Free reign Exception: Dominated by liberty.

5. Bated breath, not Baited breath Exception: Gone fishing, forgot lunch.

4. Toe the line, not Tow the line Exception: Gone fishing, motor not working.

3. Moot point, not Mute point Exception: An aphasiac giving directions.

2. Whet your appetite, not Wet your appetite Exception: Aqueous hankering.

1. Guerrilla warfare, not Gorilla warfare Exception: Primate exhibit rebellion.

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Old 07-05-2013, 05:14 PM   #2
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Not sure why this was in college football, moving to proper forum...
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Old 07-05-2013, 05:30 PM   #3
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Does it really matter.

This place is like three people living at the MGM Grand Las Vegas... the rooms in which the each stay seems insignificant.

Hey Marc, does the college football board gain some traffic during the season?
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Old 07-08-2013, 09:16 AM   #4
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Does it really matter.

This place is like three people living at the MGM Grand Las Vegas... the rooms in which the each stay seems insignificant.


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Hey Marc, does the college football board gain some traffic during the season?
Not unless you bus them in...

Don't lose the game, not 'don't loose the Game'. Exception: If you don't want to open Triple H's cage.
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I've spent too many Saturday nights this way.
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My wife had a very long list of these. She got really irritated when she heard someone that was allegedly well-educated misuse the English language.
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