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The ambiguous red herring

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The ambiguous red herring

Fished all day not a red herring on the line                                                                     but I got a basketful of kipper                                                                                    Hunted all day not a fox one                                                                                             with a red herring on the line  										  a shark ate my sandwich today                                                                                       He got away with the halibut                                                                                          a shark ate him today for the halibut                                                                                He did not get away

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  1. Date: 1/19/2014 11:00:00 AM
    very interesting one. I like how you used that expression of red herring in this amusing way.