Razor tight
Posted: 06 November 2012 03:31 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Looks as though “razor tight” is going to be the phrase of the election.

http://hotlineoncall.nationaljournal.com/archives/2012/11/is-voting-worth.php?mrefid=skybox

EDIT: Sorry: I should have said, watch the video.

[ Edited: 06 November 2012 03:34 PM by OP Tipping ]
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Posted: 06 November 2012 10:57 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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And it turned out not to have been a close shave!

PS To parody a famous advertising slogan, it was an ‘Obama-Shave.’ (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burma-Shave )

PPS To establish a modicum of relevancy ;-) here’s a snippet from that website:  “The word “burmashaving” is used in Canada to describe politicians holding signs and waving to traffic by the side of the road, a common sight during election campaigns. One of the first to use the phrase was Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative premier John Buchanan, who would stand at the end of a long line of party signs and wave to morning traffic.”

[ Edited: 06 November 2012 11:17 PM by Skibberoo ]
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Posted: 07 November 2012 04:53 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Arnold Zwicky has something to say about “razor tight”.

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Posted: 07 November 2012 05:38 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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SCREWS ARE LOOSE

AND RAZORS TIGHT

IT WAS CALLED

BY 10 LAST NIGHT

OBAMA SHAVE

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Posted: 07 November 2012 09:05 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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"Razor tight” reminds me of many a political speech - if you don’t think about it, it sounds as though it might mean something; if you do, it doesn’t.

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