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Meaning of "locus" in law or hospital treatment?
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James Wilkinson Sword
2017-04-14 17:03:59 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to let him stay the night."

What is a locus in this context?
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Norman Wells
2017-04-14 17:18:45 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
James Wilkinson Sword
2017-04-14 17:28:53 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
You try it - it doesn't give a meaning that would work in the above.
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2017-04-14 17:33:15 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
You try it - it doesn't give a meaning that would work in the above.
I've heard 'locus' used to describe the scene of the crime, in 'Taggart'.
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James Wilkinson Sword
2017-04-14 17:38:16 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
You try it - it doesn't give a meaning that would work in the above.
I've heard 'locus' used to describe the scene of the crime, in 'Taggart'.
In the above, it was stated just after he'd gone to a hospital, so I was thinking it was something to do with that.
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The Peeler
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On Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:38:16 +0100, Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson"),
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In the above, it was stated just after he'd gone to a hospital, so I was
thinking
THERE's the snag again, you abysmally stupid braindamaged psycho!
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2017-04-14 22:32:33 UTC
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On Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:38:16 +0100, Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson"),
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In the above, it was stated just after he'd gone to a hospital, so I was
thinking
THERE's the snag again, you abysmally stupid braindamaged psycho!
Why do not you give an answer to his perfectly legitimate question?
Your input served no purpose whatever except to make you look uneducated
and stupid.
The Peeler
2017-04-14 22:39:54 UTC
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THERE's the snag again, you abysmally stupid braindamaged psycho!
Why do not you give an answer to his perfectly legitimate question?
What question? I mostly don't even read his predictably idiotic output!
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Your input served no purpose whatever except to make you look uneducated
and stupid.
Oh, the IRONY! LOL
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2017-04-14 23:51:27 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
You try it - it doesn't give a meaning that would work in the above.
I've heard 'locus' used to describe the scene of the crime, in 'Taggart'.
In the above, it was stated just after he'd gone to a hospital, so I was
thinking it was something to do with that.
LMFAO
PHucker, you're a complete moron, here, have this gold star.
Go play with your parrots.
Peter Young
2017-04-14 17:35:21 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
You try it - it doesn't give a meaning that would work in the above.
How about "A particular position or place where something occurs or is
situated."? This was the first item that Google found for me. I think
the person who used this term thought it sounded more impressive than
"place". Pity him.

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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
You try it - it doesn't give a meaning that would work in the above.
How about "A particular position or place where something occurs or is
situated."? This was the first item that Google found for me. I think
the person who used this term thought it sounded more impressive than
"place". Pity him.
It conveys less information. The criminal was presumably in quite a few places, two of which were a hospital and a police station.
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Follow-up to a.u.e. only.
Wat have you got against the legal group, where this is on topic?

Follow-up repaired.
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What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
You try it - it doesn't give a meaning that would work in the above.
Looking out for some more silly idiots to feed you, Birdbrain, you fucked up
sick attention whore? <G>
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2017-04-14 18:47:49 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment
from the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus
refused to let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
Please don't feed the psychotic troll.
Peter Moylan
2017-04-15 15:39:24 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
That's the problem. Google is telling us how the language is being is
being used today, as distinct from how we think it ought to be used.

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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
What's up with Google today? Is it broken?
That's the problem. Google is telling us how the language is being is
being used today, as distinct from how we think it ought to be used.
We old farts will continue to support the old forms, but we will die off
sooner or later.
Google wants to control the world - just look at how nasty Chrome gets when you visit a less than 100% secure encrypted site.
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We old farts will continue to support the old forms, but we will die off
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Google wants to control the world - just look at how nasty Chrome gets
when you visit a less than 100% secure encrypted site.
Thanks for letting us know, Birdbrain! <G>
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2017-04-14 19:54:12 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
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2017-04-14 20:02:00 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
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2017-04-14 20:23:06 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely a quick Google would tell him?
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And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely a quick Google would tell him?
Kudos to you, Birdbrain! Yet another prize idiot took your bait! <BG>
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most of them rent?
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I'm English but was born in Scotland.
Poor England; poor Scotland!
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Their language confuses me.
Poor idiot!
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I
was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live
here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most
of them rent?
So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I
was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live
here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most
of them rent?
So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
Different meaning of living. You can live in a house - this means you are normally there. If you stay somewhere, most people mean you're there temporarily.
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So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
Different meaning of living. You can live in a house - this means you
are normally there. If you stay somewhere, most people mean you're there
temporarily.
Most people mean you are a blithering idiot!
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised
accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I
was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live
here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most
of them rent?
So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
Different meaning of living. You can live in a house - this means you
are normally there. If you stay somewhere, most people mean you're
there temporarily.
Different meaning of stay.
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised
accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I
was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live
here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most
of them rent?
So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
Different meaning of living. You can live in a house - this means you
are normally there. If you stay somewhere, most people mean you're
there temporarily.
Different meaning of stay.
Only one meaning outside of Scots warped use of English.
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The Peeler
2017-04-20 22:21:23 UTC
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Different meaning of stay.
Only one meaning outside of Scots warped use of English.
Nothing as warped here as your "mind", Birdbrain!
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Tony Cooper
2017-04-20 18:06:59 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I
was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live
here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most
of them rent?
So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
It makes you wonder about the sentence "He was living in the house in
which he died".
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James Wilkinson Sword
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I
was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live
here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most
of them rent?
So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
It makes you wonder about the sentence "He was living in the house in
which he died".
Living has two meanings.
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received
treatment
from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised
accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I
was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live
here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most
of them rent?
So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
It makes you wonder about the sentence "He was living in the house in
which he died".
Living has two meanings.
At least five actually.

Living (as in being alive)
Earning a Living.
Living the dream.
This is the house that I'm Living in.
Knocking the Living daylights out of someone.
James Wilkinson Sword
2017-04-20 19:03:37 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received
treatment
from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I
was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live
here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most
of them rent?
So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
It makes you wonder about the sentence "He was living in the house in
which he died".
Living has two meanings.
At least five actually.
Living (as in being alive)
Earning a Living.
Living the dream.
This is the house that I'm Living in.
Knocking the Living daylights out of someone.
Number 5 is most fun.
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The Peeler
2017-04-20 19:49:56 UTC
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Living (as in being alive)
Earning a Living.
Living the dream.
This is the house that I'm Living in.
Knocking the Living daylights out of someone.
Number 5 is most fun.
Idiot!
--
Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson") on Jimmy Savile:
"If he had done it against their will, they would have come forwards
earlier. The fact that they didn't suggests either he did nothing at
all, or the children liked it".
(Courtesy of Mr Pounder)
CDB
2017-04-21 12:01:37 UTC
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Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson"), the pathological attention
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Living (as in being alive) Earning a Living. Living the dream.
This is the house that I'm Living in. Knocking the Living
daylights out of someone.
Number 5 is most fun.
Tell me, Citizen Peeler: you follow this bird around, abusing him with
practised ease, and have clearly been on the job for a while. Have you
ever managed to drive him out of a newsgroup? Even one?

If not, please stop now.
The Peeler
2017-04-21 14:50:55 UTC
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Number 5 is most fun.
Tell me, Citizen Peeler: you follow this bird around, abusing him with
practised ease, and have clearly been on the job for a while. Have you
ever managed to drive him out of a newsgroup? Even one?
I've only just begun! It's actually those few simpletons (admittedly mostly
Americans) that regularly get baited by him and that KEEP him going!
Without those, he would be history
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If not, please stop now.
Nope.

Peter Young
2017-04-20 21:15:08 UTC
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t_remember_calling_police_officer_a__quot_bald_headed_poof_quot_/
"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received
treatment
from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I
was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live
here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most
of them rent?
So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
It makes you wonder about the sentence "He was living in the house in
which he died".
Living has two meanings.
At least five actually.
Living (as in being alive)
Earning a Living.
Living the dream.
This is the house that I'm Living in.
Knocking the Living daylights out of someone.
See also : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benefice under "Current
usage".

Peter.
--
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(US equivalent: Certified Anesthesiologist) (AUE Ir)
Cheltenham and Gloucester, UK. Now happily retired.
http://pnyoung.orpheusweb.co.uk
James Wilkinson Sword
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t_remember_calling_police_officer_a__quot_bald_headed_poof_quot_/
"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received
treatment
from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus
refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
And I suspect the journalist doesn't know whether it's a hostel,
sheltered accommodation or some other form of supervised accommodation
so in desperation he picked the word "locus" from the deepest recesses
of his mind.
Surely "dwelling place" is more idiomatic.
As it's Scotland, the word should be "hame".
I'm English but was born in Scotland. Their language confuses me. I
was once asked "where do you stay?" I said "I'm not on holiday, I live
here". Apparently Scots "stay" instead of "live" in houses. Maybe most
of them rent?
So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
It makes you wonder about the sentence "He was living in the house in
which he died".
Living has two meanings.
At least five actually.
Living (as in being alive)
Earning a Living.
Living the dream.
This is the house that I'm Living in.
Knocking the Living daylights out of someone.
See also : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benefice under "Current
usage".
Religious nuts in cloud cuckoo land.
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The Peeler
2017-04-20 22:22:33 UTC
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See also : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benefice under "Current
usage".
Religious nuts in cloud cuckoo land.
...and this from a clinically insane sociopathic misfit! LOL
--
More from Birdbrain Macaw's (now "James Wilkinson" LOL) strange sociopathic
world:
"I don't use doors much."
MID: <***@red.lan>
The Peeler
2017-04-20 18:38:20 UTC
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Living has two meanings.
Idiot has only ONE meaning, idiot!
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2017-04-20 19:25:54 UTC
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So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
It makes you wonder about the sentence "He was living in the house in
which he died".
Living has two meanings.
Then what is the meaning of life?...r
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Post by Tony Cooper
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So if you're away from home, you're not living (i.e. dead)?
It makes you wonder about the sentence "He was living in the house in
which he died".
Living has two meanings.
Then what is the meaning of life?...r
42.
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A. Depth perception.
The Peeler
2017-04-20 21:16:07 UTC
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Then what is the meaning of life?...r
42.
Idiot!
--
Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson" LOL) about women:
"I don't want one. Easy enough to get one if I wanted one."
MID: <***@red.lan>
The Peeler
2017-04-20 19:57:59 UTC
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Living has two meanings.
Then what is the meaning of life?...r
PLEASE! <tsk>
Phi
2017-04-19 21:55:18 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
Hostel
James Wilkinson Sword
2017-04-14 20:22:41 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
It's a block of council flats containing about 20 homes. The concierge could be some sort of janitor for that and other blocks of flats in the area.
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2017-04-14 21:31:50 UTC
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I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
It's a block of council flats containing about 20 homes. The concierge
could be some sort of janitor for that and other blocks of flats in the
area.
Now let's watch how you keep leading that poor fool by the nose again,
Birdbrain! <BG>

<getting my coke and popcorn>
--
More of Birdbrain Macaw's (now "James Wilkinson" LOL) "deep thinking":
"If there as many molestations as the media makes us believe, are they not
now in the majority? Soon it will be illegal not to molest."
MID: <***@red.lan>
Peter Duncanson [BrE]
2017-04-14 21:23:13 UTC
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"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
Yes.

"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place". The English words
"local", "locate" "location", "locality", "dislocate", "allocate" also
come from the same Latin origin.

Apparently "locus" is used by police in Scotland to mean a "place".

It is defined in Wiktionary:
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/locus

locus (plural loci)

1. A place or locality, especially a centre of activity or the scene
of a crime.

https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090123132442AA8lGsr
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Peter Duncanson, UK
(in alt.usage.english)
Reinhold {Rey} Aman
2017-04-14 21:42:46 UTC
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"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place".
In German, _Lokus_ is an old but fairly common euphemism for "toilet".
Shortened from Latin _locus necessitatis_.
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~~~ Reinhold {Rey} Aman ~~~
James Wilkinson Sword
2017-04-14 22:43:10 UTC
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Post by Peter Duncanson [BrE]
"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place".
In German, _Lokus_ is an old but fairly common euphemism for "toilet".
Shortened from Latin _locus necessitatis_.
"locus necessitatis" - oh that's brilliant!
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Why did kamikaze pilots wear helmets?
The Peeler
2017-04-14 23:00:04 UTC
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Post by James Wilkinson Sword
Post by Reinhold {Rey} Aman
In German, _Lokus_ is an old but fairly common euphemism for "toilet".
Shortened from Latin _locus necessitatis_.
"locus necessitatis" - oh that's brilliant!
No need for you to learn that expression, Birdbrain! YOU can always walk
behind a bush!
--
Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson") about himself:
"I once took a dump behind some bushes and slid down a hill to wipe my
arse".
(Courtesy of Mr Pounder)
Ian Jackson
2017-04-15 07:11:05 UTC
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Post by Peter Duncanson [BrE]
"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place".
In German, _Lokus_ is an old but fairly common euphemism for "toilet".
Shortened from Latin _locus necessitatis_.
"locus necessitatis" - oh that's brilliant!
Shortened to "netty" in the Geordie language.
--
Ian
James Wilkinson Sword
2017-04-15 08:59:56 UTC
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Post by Peter Duncanson [BrE]
"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place".
In German, _Lokus_ is an old but fairly common euphemism for "toilet".
Shortened from Latin _locus necessitatis_.
"locus necessitatis" - oh that's brilliant!
Shortened to "netty" in the Geordie language.
Geordies using Latin?!?
--
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then every 4 weeks it does it's own oil change. It's just a pity that the management system is so fucking temperamental! -- Dr. Hermann Otto Kloepneckler, M.D., Ph.D.
The Peeler
2017-04-15 09:33:31 UTC
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Shortened to "netty" in the Geordie language.
Geordies using Latin?!?
Nope, Birdbrain, but terms derived from Italian.
--
More of Birdbrain Macaw's (now "James Wilkinson" LOL) sociopathic "wisdom":
"The only way to ruin someone's life is to kill them, or render them
disabled."
MID: <***@red.lan>
Ian Jackson
2017-04-15 09:39:39 UTC
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On Fri, 14 Apr 2017 22:42:46 +0100, Reinhold {Rey} Aman
Post by Reinhold {Rey} Aman
Post by Peter Duncanson [BrE]
"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place".
In German, _Lokus_ is an old but fairly common euphemism for "toilet".
Shortened from Latin _locus necessitatis_.
"locus necessitatis" - oh that's brilliant!
Shortened to "netty" in the Geordie language.
Geordies using Latin?!?
Whey aye, y'buggah!
Hev yuh nivvor hord ov Hadrian's Waall?
Do you think that Hadrian and the Roman army did all the hard work? Most
of the heavy stuff would have been done by the locals who, even if they
didn't have enough Latin for The Judging, would have had to have had
enough to interact with the Army of Occupation (tuh dee wot they wor
telt). The east end of The Wall ends at Wallsend on Tyne - and you can't
get more Geordie than that.
--
Ian
Charles Bishop
2017-04-15 15:12:35 UTC
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Post by Ian Jackson
On Fri, 14 Apr 2017 22:42:46 +0100, Reinhold {Rey} Aman
Post by Reinhold {Rey} Aman
Post by Peter Duncanson [BrE]
"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place".
In German, _Lokus_ is an old but fairly common euphemism for "toilet".
Shortened from Latin _locus necessitatis_.
"locus necessitatis" - oh that's brilliant!
Shortened to "netty" in the Geordie language.
Geordies using Latin?!?
Whey aye, y'buggah!
Hev yuh nivvor hord ov Hadrian's Waall?
Do you think that Hadrian and the Roman army did all the hard work? Most
of the heavy stuff would have been done by the locals who, even if they
didn't have enough Latin for The Judging, would have had to have had
enough to interact with the Army of Occupation (tuh dee wot they wor
telt). The east end of The Wall ends at Wallsend on Tyne - and you can't
get more Geordie than that.
Did the pick the place to end of the wall based on the name of the
village?
--
charles
Ian Jackson
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Post by Ian Jackson
On Fri, 14 Apr 2017 22:42:46 +0100, Reinhold {Rey} Aman
Post by Reinhold {Rey} Aman
Post by Peter Duncanson [BrE]
"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place".
In German, _Lokus_ is an old but fairly common euphemism for "toilet".
Shortened from Latin _locus necessitatis_.
"locus necessitatis" - oh that's brilliant!
Shortened to "netty" in the Geordie language.
Geordies using Latin?!?
Whey aye, y'buggah!
Hev yuh nivvor hord ov Hadrian's Waall?
Do you think that Hadrian and the Roman army did all the hard work? Most
of the heavy stuff would have been done by the locals who, even if they
didn't have enough Latin for The Judging, would have had to have had
enough to interact with the Army of Occupation (tuh dee wot they wor
telt). The east end of The Wall ends at Wallsend on Tyne - and you can't
get more Geordie than that.
Did the pick the place to end of the wall based on the name of the
village?
Yes. They didn't really want to end The Wall there, but there was little
option. They had a similar problem having to route The Wall through the
village of Wall, a few miles west of Novocastria.
--
Ian
James Wilkinson Sword
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Post by Ian Jackson
On Fri, 14 Apr 2017 22:42:46 +0100, Reinhold {Rey} Aman
Post by Reinhold {Rey} Aman
Post by Peter Duncanson [BrE]
"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place".
In German, _Lokus_ is an old but fairly common euphemism for "toilet".
Shortened from Latin _locus necessitatis_.
"locus necessitatis" - oh that's brilliant!
Shortened to "netty" in the Geordie language.
Geordies using Latin?!?
Whey aye, y'buggah!
Hev yuh nivvor hord ov Hadrian's Waall?
Do you think that Hadrian and the Roman army did all the hard work? Most
of the heavy stuff would have been done by the locals who, even if they
didn't have enough Latin for The Judging, would have had to have had
enough to interact with the Army of Occupation (tuh dee wot they wor
telt). The east end of The Wall ends at Wallsend on Tyne - and you can't
get more Geordie than that.
Did the pick the place to end of the wall based on the name of the
village?
Yes. They didn't really want to end The Wall there, but there was little
option. They had a similar problem having to route The Wall through the
village of Wall, a few miles west of Novocastria.
"Novocastria" made me cross my legs.
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The Peeler
2017-04-15 23:51:34 UTC
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Yes. They didn't really want to end The Wall there, but there was little
option. They had a similar problem having to route The Wall through the
village of Wall, a few miles west of Novocastria.
"Novocastria" made me cross my legs.
Yes, like a real idiot would, Birdbrain!
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The Peeler
2017-04-15 16:35:04 UTC
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Whey aye, y'buggah!
Hev yuh nivvor hord ov Hadrian's Waall?
Do you think that Hadrian and the Roman army did all the hard work? Most
of the heavy stuff would have been done by the locals who, even if they
didn't have enough Latin for The Judging, would have had to have had
enough to interact with the Army of Occupation (tuh dee wot they wor
telt). The east end of The Wall ends at Wallsend on Tyne - and you can't
get more Geordie than that.
Ian, from "Casell's Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins":

"netty
Lavatory, privy. This term to be heard in certain parts of northern Britain
and recorded in the English Dialect Dictionary (1898) is short for
gabinetti, the Italian word for closets, small rooms, lavatories.
Presumably, it must have been picked up from Italian immigrants at some
stage.
Compare the equally cosy Australian term "dunny", for an outside lavatory.
This, however, comes from the same root as 'dung', via 'dunnakin',
eighteenth century English slang."
Peter T. Daniels
2017-04-15 12:32:32 UTC
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"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place".
In German, _Lokus_ is an old but fairly common euphemism for "toilet".
Shortened from Latin _locus necessitatis_.
"locus necessitatis" - oh that's brilliant!
Shortened to "netty" in the Geordie language.
Geordies using Latin?!?
US Regional "necessary house." Presumably carried over from somewhere in the Old Country.
James Wilkinson Sword
2017-04-14 22:43:24 UTC
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http://www.alloaadvertiser.com/news/15222626.Clackmannan_man_can__39_t_remember_calling_police_officer_a__quot_bald_headed_poof_quot_/
"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
Yes.
"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place". The English words
"local", "locate" "location", "locality", "dislocate", "allocate" also
come from the same Latin origin.
Apparently "locus" is used by police in Scotland to mean a "place".
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/locus
locus (plural loci)
1. A place or locality, especially a centre of activity or the scene
of a crime.
https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090123132442AA8lGsr
Except in this article, rather ambiguous.
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The Peeler
2017-04-14 23:01:14 UTC
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https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090123132442AA8lGsr
Except in this article, rather ambiguous.
It's like your "mind" then, Birdbrain? But then, your "mind" is really
unambiguously stupid! LOL
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The Todal
2017-04-17 23:28:55 UTC
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http://www.alloaadvertiser.com/news/15222626.Clackmannan_man_can__39_t_remember_calling_police_officer_a__quot_bald_headed_poof_quot_/
"Brown, who had been assaulted, was assessed and received treatment from
the medical service.
Due to the accused's intoxication, the concierge of the locus refused to
let him stay the night."
What is a locus in this context?
I'd take it to be his home address in Clackmannan's Backwood Court,
which is presumably some sort of hostel.
Yes.
"locus" is word borrowed from Latin meaning a "place". The English words
"local", "locate" "location", "locality", "dislocate", "allocate" also
come from the same Latin origin.
Apparently "locus" is used by police in Scotland to mean a "place".
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/locus
locus (plural loci)
1. A place or locality, especially a centre of activity or the scene
of a crime.
https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090123132442AA8lGsr
Solicitors and barristers use the word "locus", short for "locus in quo"
to mean "place where it happened" (whatever "it" happens to be in the
context).
The Peeler
2017-04-14 22:23:07 UTC
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On Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:03:59 +0100, Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson"),
the pathological attention whore of all the uk ngs, blathered again:

<FLUSH the inevitable attention-baiting BULLSHIT unread>
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Peter Young
2017-04-15 06:43:06 UTC
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On Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:03:59 +0100, Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson"),
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Praises be for killfiles.

Peter.
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Fredxxx
2017-04-15 09:37:11 UTC
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On Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:03:59 +0100, Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson"),
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You are unique, no other person on these newsgroups has it so bad for
another poster who is clearly a sociopath.

What has Peter done to you for you to be so obsessed with him?

Do tell, or is it so embarrassing you can't?
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2017-04-15 16:35:26 UTC
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On Sat, 15 Apr 2017 10:37:11 +0100, Fredxxx, the resident smartass,
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Post by The Peeler
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You are unique, no other person on these newsgroups has it so bad for
another poster who is clearly a sociopath.
What has Peter done to you for you to be so obsessed with him?
Do tell, or is it so embarrassing you can't?
I usually don't answer questions asked by notorious smartasses. HTH.
s***@gowanhill.com
2017-04-20 15:48:40 UTC
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What is a locus in this context?
Do you also require an explanation for "dropping his breeks" from the same paper?

http://www.alloaadvertiser.com/news/15234909.Sauchie_man_waved_his_willy_around_in_a_busy_barber_shop/

"Mr Clements was then kneed in the ribs to assist in bringing him under control" which is possibly not a Home Office approved restraint technique.

Owain
James Wilkinson Sword
2017-04-20 16:20:56 UTC
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What is a locus in this context?
Do you also require an explanation for "dropping his breeks" from the same paper?
http://www.alloaadvertiser.com/news/15234909.Sauchie_man_waved_his_willy_around_in_a_busy_barber_shop/
"Mr Clements was then kneed in the ribs to assist in bringing him under control" which is possibly not a Home Office approved restraint technique.
No.
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2017-04-20 17:04:13 UTC
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Do you also require an explanation for "dropping his breeks" from the same paper?
http://www.alloaadvertiser.com/news/15234909.Sauchie_man_waved_his_willy_
around_in_a_busy_barber_shop/
"Mr Clements was then kneed in the ribs to assist in bringing him under
control" which is possibly not a Home Office approved restraint
technique.
No.
Prick!
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get into trouble for it".
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