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Best line in an obituary this weekend

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From The Economist‘s appreciation of the Russian prime minister Viktor Chernomyrdin:

“Tenses and cases rarely agreed when he spoke in public: not because he was illiterate, but because he was trying so hard not to swear.”

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Written by guterman

November 7, 2010 at 11:02 pm

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