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    Not quite 5 in a row, but I like this one:
    East Nhil: nil, Nhil: nil. (Nhil is a country town in Victoria, Australia).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Justin Shumack View Post
    East Nhil: nil, Nhil: nil. (Nhil is a country town in Victoria, Australia).
    If they were playing Australian Football you could have

    East Nhil: nil nil nil, Nhil: nil,nil,nil.

    (In Aust football a score is written as 10 12 72 )
    10*6 +12 =72
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    SINCE YOU DIDN'T SAY THAT THE 5 WORDS WERE THE ONLY 5 WORDS OF THE SENTENCE, HOW ABOUT:

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    How about 21 times? I found this somewhere in 2008:
    how about:

    "Wouldn't the sentence 'I want to put a hyphen between the words Fish and And and And and Chips in my Fish-And-Chips sign' have been clearer if quotation marks had been placed before Fish, and between Fish and and, and and and And, and And and and, and and and And, and And and and, and and and Chips, as well as after Chips?"

    Sorry for the delay

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    Quote Originally Posted by mngerhold View Post
    "Wouldn't the sentence 'I want to put a hyphen between the words Fish and And and And and Chips in my Fish-And-Chips sign' have been clearer if quotation marks had been placed before Fish, and between Fish and and, and and and And, and And and and, and and and And, and And and and, and and and Chips, as well as after Chips?"
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