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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2006-05-18 23:43:48

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

'untolled' for 'untold'

The tolling of a bell can be seen to announce or celebrate something. So if a story or item of news is untolled, it’s also untold. Examples:

My problem comes from somebody recommending a course of action that has proven to produce a very poor accident rate and untolled human misery and suffering … … c&start=60

... the future of all your past lives told to you like a soothing fairy tale where the fog … will make the ego larger , leading to untolled new problems .

The Panthers are also one of an untolled number of clubs around the country in the market to claim discarded Brownlow Medallist Shane Woewodin. … 95,00.html

Therefore, it would probably take a million lawyers a number of years dealing with a million bureaucrats at a cost of untolled billions of dollars ... … gislators/

There are now, literally, tens of thousands of books and untolled articles …

This former priest has done untolled damage to many souls .



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