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    "A BBC insider said there was no proof that bosses had never lent on anyone to drop the Newsnight report."

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    Yeah, and?

    Unless someone was stupid enough to keep an e-mail or memo, then there IS no proof they threw their weight around.

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    Double Negative.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twin--turbo View Post
    Double Negative.
    First coffee. Shh your mush.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twin--turbo View Post
    Double Negative.
    Ah well, they're still not as bad as Microsoft - I've seen triple and more negatives in GPO rules...

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Ah well, they're still not as bad as Microsoft - I've seen triple and more negatives in GPO rules...
    I've seen a triple negative in a licence agreement before. It took people a while to understand what they were allowed to do with it.

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    Microsoft Pffft, you should see the magic info software on my Samsung Screens. It's like a MS GPO that has then been poorly translated from Korean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twin--turbo View Post
    Double Negative.
    I couldn't fail to disagree with you less.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PiqueABoo View Post
    "A BBC insider said there was no proof that bosses had never lent on anyone to drop the Newsnight report."
    Typo perhaps?

    Quote Originally Posted by PiqueABoo View Post
    "A BBC insider said there was no proof that bosses had ever lent on anyone to drop the Newsnight report."

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    Shouldn't it also be "leant"?

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    No, you see, he was giving up making people drop reports for 40 days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garacesh View Post
    No, you see, he was giving up making people drop reports for 40 days.
    Here was me thinking it was a language fail along the lines of "can you borrow me ___?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gatt View Post
    Typo perhaps?
    I did wonder about that, but would they invent an insider to *support* the BBC?

    If not then we have an implicit suggestion that if the BBC manglement were innocent of suppressing burning truth, there would be some meeting minutes in some filing cabinet somewhere detailing everything they hadn't done i.e. it's crocky unfair burden (of proof) territory.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PiqueABoo View Post
    I did wonder about that, but would they invent an insider to *support* the BBC?

    If not then we have an implicit suggestion that if the BBC manglement were innocent of suppressing burning truth, there would be some meeting minutes in some filing cabinet somewhere detailing everything they hadn't done i.e. it's crocky unfair burden (of proof) territory.
    It's probably locked away in Room 101...



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