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#1 2014-05-05 07:07:34

Dixon Wragg
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From: Santa Rosa, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 637

"expert" for "excerpt"

I stumbled on this one yesterday:

I’ve included an abbreviated expert from the book on pussy sucking.
Orgasm Daily

Searching on “expert from the book” yielded at least two dozen examples, such as:

Okay so i have to find a expert from the book Anne of Green Gables- something funny or dramatic or interesting ect.
Q&A site

Ms. Bender’s complete review includes an expert from the book.
ad for a book

When writing on something based on fiction, an expert from the book is acceptable.
discussion of the Schaffer Paragraph

Conceivably, a perp could be thinking of an excerpt as a bit of writing presented because it contains wisdom or information—like an expert.

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