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(Merriam-Webster)   The Merriam-Webster word of the day for October 20 is 'batten' as in: "In terms of funny puns, these word of the day headlines are only batten around .250"   (merriam-webster.com) divider line
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2021-10-20 1:28:12 PM  
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2021-10-20 6:43:10 PM  
Now it's .225, subby
 
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2021-10-20 6:45:51 PM  
I wouldn't even be that generous.
 
2021-10-20 6:49:19 PM  
Capt. Kirk battened Mr. Kahn in engineering.

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2021-10-20 6:59:48 PM  
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2021-10-20 7:00:30 PM  
I never thought I'd look back fondly on More Potatoes links as an indicator of headline quality but here we are.
 
2021-10-20 7:05:18 PM  
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2021-10-20 7:08:57 PM  
Well batten 'em down again, we'll teach those hatches!
 
2021-10-20 7:54:49 PM  
.0250 and the hit probably should have been scored as an error
 
2021-10-20 10:41:57 PM  

pukingtrader: Well batten 'em down again, we'll teach those hatches!


Yes!  Maybe my favorite Bugs Bunny line of all time.  Came here just to add it but you beat me to it.
 
2021-10-20 11:01:46 PM  
Subby, looks like people didn't cotton to your batten.
 
2021-10-21 7:41:10 AM  
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