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Jack takes Gwen to a pub, and over a drink, explains the purpose of Torchwood, there to help control the flotsam and jetsam of the time-space vortex that falls to Earth due to the presence of the rift that exists right where the Hub is located.

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of reasons, such as in jest or as a stabilizing and bonding elements with in a group.

The question was scarcely a jest, for Bailey did not make enough hay the first year "to winter two horses." Birrell 2000:185-6, cf. Schiffeler 1978:124) The second mythic version says the Yellow Emperor's daughter Ba ? "Droughtghoul" killed Chi You "Jest Much" after Yinglong failed.

In them days they didn't kidnap much; it was jest a-beginnin'.

The comments were obviously said in jest, in the same breath with advocating euthanasia for the elderly and genocide for the Jews.

A caustic Soviet jest caused the change to "Plainfare", a deliberate pun on "plane fare" (airplane/food), on July 19. The Australian contribution to the airlift was designated "Operation Pelican." But the god Jest Much asked the Lord of the Winds and the Leader of the Rains to let loose strong winds and heavy rain.

This appointment was followed by a promotion to the post of Clarenceux king of Arms in March 1704. In 1725 he sold this office to knox Ward and he told a friend he had "got leave to dispose in earnest, of a place I got in jest".

The term is considered so serious that it is never used in jest.

See moore's "The First Draft Version of Infinite Jest " at Beginning in 1990, he also started reviewing new fiction for the Washington_Post (ctrl-click)">Washington Post, and remains a regular contributor to this day.

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