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Yelchin's friends became alarmed because he was supposed to meet them hours earlier for a rehearsal. They went to his San Fernando Valley home at around 1 AM and found him pinned between his car and a brick mailbox pillar, which was attached to a security gate.
From The Huffington Post

Would it not be more usual to have a gate attached to a brick pillar?

(edited to fix the quotes)


Indifference will be the downfall of mankind, but who cares?
Time flies like an arrow, however, fruit flies like a banana.
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RE: Sloppy!

People in the Valley are very different from the rest of us. Their world hinges on an unusual perspective.

Apparently, so do their gates and pillars.

With business clients like mine, you'd be better off herding cats.

RE: Sloppy!

To be fair, a mailbox pillar need not be attached to anything.

Additionally, they may have added the additional detail to convey that the pillar was strong enough to hold up a security gate

my 2 bits

What's most important is that you realise ... There is no spoon.

RE: Sloppy!

I believe they're going to remove "proofreader" from the dictionary next year. No one seems to employ them anymore.

"The software I buy sucks, The software I write sucks. It's time to give up and have a beer..." - Me

RE: Sloppy!

I have a reference book (quite new). I has so many typos in it, I am wondering if anyone read it before it went to print.

RE: Sloppy!

Maybe typewriters should make a comeback, because they didn't have built spell-check and grammar correction (apparently in a different language to the one you are actually using)


Indifference will be the downfall of mankind, but who cares?
Time flies like an arrow, however, fruit flies like a banana.
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RE: Sloppy!

I could of helped you but no one axed me.

advanced cognitive capabilities and other marketing buzzwords explained with sarcastic simplicity

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