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 Post subject: Crystal-ball corner
PostPosted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:33 am 
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The swell thing about "could" [and "may"] headlines is that in our universe of infinite possibilities, anything may and could happen, so no one can ever call shenanigans on you for suggesting an outcome; and you'll look like a genius if the outcome occurs:

Could Steinbrenner family sell Yankees? [Sports Illustrated]

Let's see: The family owns the team, so the family could [and may] sell the team. Or not.


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