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almostfreebird
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011 8:41:57 AM

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Can I say "I am unanimous in ..."?? that I saw in Philosophy and Religion forum.



Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011 8:47:28 AM

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My solid belief is that you can say like that.
percivalpecksniff
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011 8:48:09 AM

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almostfreebird...you may say what you like... but it was me who posted that and it is an in-joke.

For it to be unanimous there has to be more than one participant to the decision.

Here in the UK we had a comedy series on TV called 'Are You Being Served.' In that show a Mrs Slocum would

misuse the word as I have.

You were right to query it...and I am unanimous in that!
IMcRout
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011 9:27:45 AM

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I second (and third) PPS' notions.
excaelis
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011 12:00:43 PM

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I am anonymously in agreement with pp and I-Mac.
jmacann
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011 6:37:55 PM
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[quote ec]

Otherwise -how could we be?
MTC
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011 10:15:31 PM
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Yes, you could say "I am unanimous in...," but only if you suffered from Multiple Personality Disorder.

excaelis
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011 10:43:19 PM

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I've often wondered why, when someone presents the MPD defence in court, they aren't also charged with conspiracy, aiding and abetting, and concealing a fugitive.
MTC
Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2011 2:04:47 AM
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Judge: How do you plead?
Defendant: Not guilty, your honor. Guilty, your honor.
Judge: Will counsel approach the bench...
IMcRout
Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2011 4:48:25 AM

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excaelis wrote:
I've often wondered why, when someone presents the MPD defence in court, they aren't also charged with conspiracy, aiding and abetting, and concealing a fugitive.


Ex, just imagine the length of the trial, with each of these personalities having their own lawyers, attorneys, barristers or whatnot.

You could not put them into different cells to stop them from communicating.

Each personality would have their own psychologist - for their own defense and for the DA.

What do you do if one is found guilty and the other is not?

Thinking about this alone, with everything that it involves, will delay the trial for at least three years ...
percivalpecksniff
Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2011 5:38:58 AM

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I fell out with myself the other day… we had a real set too and it took ages before we gained unanimity.I was not responsible...they were.
almostfreebird
Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2011 7:19:22 AM

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Klaas V
Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2011 12:54:46 PM

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Said the left one: "I am the right one"
I thought the right one will never accept this as being the truth.

Rough translation of a joke by Dutch comedian Fons Jansen. In Dutch it's a pun about a court room. 'Rechter' (right one) means 'judge' as well. 'Linker' (left one) has another meaning, something like 'more smart'
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