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#1 2008-01-12 22:51:43

From: London
Registered: 2008-01-12
Posts: 3

A peace mill in old Amsterdam...

A letter came today from the landlord (part of a long-running and very boring dispute about painting the walls):

“We have delayed carrying out any works having made a number of enquiries and receiving a consistent comment that carrying out some works and others in a peace mill fashion would lead to exaggerated or much higher costs than undertaking external decorations and repairs as a whole.”

Alas, Google reveals no citations – although there is a bookshop by that name…



#2 2008-01-13 09:16:31

From: London
Registered: 2008-01-12
Posts: 3

Re: A peace mill in old Amsterdam...

Oh, hang on – just found a few…

“Too many sites are thrown together in a peace-mill fashion.” … _page6.htm

“People that are for ‘Illegal ‘aliens have said that congress WILL try to get their program/proposals into law peacemill if they have to, and that’s what they’re doing with a lot of the bills that are going through the congress”

“perhaps long enough to get a Democrat in the White House…so you can support all his peacemill plans while the enemy continues to slam us.” … 356&page=5

“The Lineup will change with some new FA acquisitions as New GM Slyder attempts to peacemill a competent lineup together.” [!!!!!] … ewers.html

“If you look around at what is going on and the peacemill way they are doing it, I think gun control is the last item they have to overcome until we will know exactly what they are doing.” … U5VJK/p731

“my biopsy only showed mild peacemill necrosis” [??!!] … 00883.html

Well, it’s still not an eggcorn, I suppose, is it?

It’s interesting that three of the citations are from right wing American websites… perhaps they think the peacemill is where all those sissy anti-war Democrats work.

[EDIT: just saw this thread in the ‘contribute’ forum on ‘peace meal’ – … ?pid=1219]

Last edited by grimace (2008-01-13 09:38:51)



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