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Quandary Resolution 5639
zeugma, mulct, sempiternal, poltergeist

Unlike my boss Buck McScrooge, who feels he's being mulcted when he turns loose a penny to the Man; who wages battle sempiternal with our poor tax collector, Janet
Feely, and who has indeed sworn to return after death to the assessor-collector office as a poltergeist and raise unmitigated hell, I am a happy taxpayer, and cheerfully write my checks rather than my legislators (which is, I think, a zeugma for you).

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