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Kirill Vorobyov
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:41:26 AM

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Hello!

This is from "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo:

It was Tom Hagen who arranged a job for her in Las Vegas working in flue hotel run by Sonny’s brother Freddie.

What kind of meaning does flue have here? Or is this a typo? d'oh!
Thank you.
Kirill Vorobyov
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:42:35 AM

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Wow, just realized it is probably a typo for the... Is this so?
Харбин Хэйлунцзян 1
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:56:18 AM

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Kirill Vorobyov wrote:
Wow, just realized it is probably a typo for the... Is this so?

The Godfather, by Mario Puzo

It's an error made by the OCR software.

Looks like you are reading a pirate version. :)
Kirill Vorobyov
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 7:04:41 AM

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Харбин Хэйлунцзян 1 wrote:

Looks like you are reading a pirate version. :)

No.

Thank you!
markimoo
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 9:01:24 AM

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Think
Kirill Vorobyov wrote:
Hello!

This is from "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo:

It was Tom Hagen who arranged a job for her in Las Vegas working in flue hotel run by Sonny’s brother Freddie.

What kind of meaning does flue have here? Or is this a typo? d'oh!
Thank you.
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thar
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 10:16:22 AM

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A flue hotel for chimney swifts...






basic accommodation



to luxurious suites




what do you mean, this hotel doesn't want 'my sort'....Boo hoo!

If you didn't want me to move in, why did you build me a home?




almo 1
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 10:30:31 AM
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Location: Fussa, Tokyo, Japan










Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017 3:38:46 AM

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In the book (page 407) it reads in the hotel ;-)


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
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