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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2005-11-18 09:29:41

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'sell-buy date' for 'sell-by date'

The sell-by date is that date stamped on your milk carton, indicating the last day the milk can be sold. ‘Sell-buy’ seems natural, although it doesn’t actually make much sense. 600+ ghit,, e.g.,

Saucy Sue’s Past Her Sell Buy Date.

Is the VC10 past its sell-buy date? sid=b0ea67f40204ed845000b524e22de62a

I picked up a box of the “GloboGym” ones last week. Only ~$7! The problem is that they are approaching their “sell buy” date. php?p=543&sid=38438d50a8082654bcd1c09e25bef2d2 –

These overpaid, scrounging, inbred spongers are past there sell buy date and it is surley time for them to go ? php?t=8215&page=2&pp=10

A place to continue flames between Forum individuals – and topics that are past their sell-buy date as far as the admins are concerned.

That Peter Ndlovu has passed his sell buy date cannot be disputed as the Mamelodi Sundowns player appeared lost for the whole 90 minutes. ... – 7k – Cached – Similar pages

And any movie that tries to mine drama out of a single ‘delete’ keystroke has passed its sell-buy date. archives/friday-open-thread-new-releases-6/

The rooms were basic, but clean, although our mattress was past its sell buy date. visit/eat-montreuil-hauts.htm

Is Westminster dead in Westminster (and why should we care) discussed whether Westminster is past its sell-buy date?



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