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Comment Re:He's making it up as he goes along! (Score 1) 217

No idea if Trump made a deal. That's kind of my point. The twitterer is a journalist so he could at least use some of his journalistic superpowers to find a bit more out. Turns out this is a recycled deal that Intel has trotted out before. Would take a real journalist seconds to check this.

Comment Re:Orders to move on (Score 1) 171

The great Googly Moogly says this:
marching orders
plural noun: marching orders
orders for troops to depart.
"soldiers got their marching orders for 24 hours at the weekend"
a dismissal or sending-off.
"the ref called me over and gave me my marching orders"
Since MS isn't the army, I took it as meaning #2. I have only ever heard it in the context of someone being sacked.

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