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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Criminal Sentence 540: Chicken House or a Political Overthrow?

From something I edited:

"She flew the coup with some lucky man."

A coup, as in a coup d'etat, is what happens when a government is overthrown--not happening in this sentence!
A coop is a place where chickens live, and it's paired with the verb "to fly" to mean to leave.

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