Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 11th, 2017

DDsD Boomers are still Australia’s “most important” generation.

Anyone suggesting otherwise is in the pocket of big boo..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…SI

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upulie Mark Colvin used to correct my Google translate-conjugated Latin verbs

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kirayusa woof pic.twitter.com/FO6mQkCzfU

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Having a sulk.

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@joshgnosis @robcorr Look. It was well before. I’d just gotten off the train, which is why we were set up in Bin Chicken Park.

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famousquotenet Never insult anyone by accident. - Robert Heinlein

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@joshgnosis @robcorr Well you need to find your spot, and talk to your spot. Stops your eyes from wandering. Last t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Hy

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themainichi 10% fewer tourists dressed like ninjas at festival in Mie - mainichi.jp/english/articl… pic.twitter.com/8s523dKk1u

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@JohnBirmingham @renailemay Damn, I was about to tweet that very suggestion.

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@JohnBirmingham Why not both? I’m sure a smart man like you will find the connections.

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TheMediaTweets Newspapers who want to bring back blue passports and a Royal Yacht are criticising Corbyn for trying to ‘take British back to the 70s’.

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What I really love about the Big Merino is that such a grand monument is sited at the side of the car park next to..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Hv

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@OaaSvc @dmeeze @swearyanthony @jonoabroad @twiddlekins Note that they’ve clarified the nature of the prize. Winner..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…gV

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Overall, today is rubbish. It is a rubbish day.

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jessedorsett Zinger! Tony Burke ejected under 94a. “I don’t have a point of order I just thought he (Barnaby Joyce) should take a breath.”

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intelwire Dear Clarice,

Please find attached this certified letter attesting that I never ate anybody.

Yours v. truly,..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ts

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SnarkyPlatypus lol this is like the most Young Liberal looking person in existence. twitter.com/jennynoise/sta…

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@semibogan I assume you do the slow bake in mud thing, so you don’t have to pluck them.

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Gang-Gang Cockatoos are both wonderful and infuriating. twitter.com/Ace_Frawley/st…

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AshGhebranious If this standing start 4 and a half somersault with reverse pike doesnt get a gold medal, I dont know why we bother..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…37

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@AngusBucknell @JaneCaro Well actually it’s “different from”. Common mistake.

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Brocklesnitch sharknudo. thanks. twitter.com/pedestriandail…

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@swearyanthony @jonoabroad @twiddlekins Well you’re wrong, it WAS you, because my memory is perfect.

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This was an astounding piece of current affairs TV, broadcast 30 years ago today. Worth watching today. twitter.com/Qldaah/status/…

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@jonoabroad @twiddlekins Not that I know of, but I think I saw @swearyanthony throw money at someone? I wasn’t really watching.

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@twiddlekins Yes, I got the impression there was a syndicate forming, but I wandered off to do something else. I forget what.

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.@twiddlekins Actually I suspect other people are to blame as well, but I hadn’t realised that things were getting quite this serious.

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Bidding for the Afternoon Tea with Attorney-General George Brandis is up to $600, and @twiddlekins is to blame. galabid.com/auction/hrlcsy…

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paulwaldman1 This is a good idea, because FBI agents haven’t heard about how he had the biggest electoral college margin and ina..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…vE

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Look, @AFL, I think you need to have words with that koala. Maybe give it a little something to perk it up a bit. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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That is the most miserable looking koala I’ve ever seen. It looks like it’s a disgraced WWF chugger. twitter.com/daniels_den/st…

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Can someone please put Mr Evans out of our misery. twitter.com/rohan_p/status…

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I’d let it burn for a lot less. twitter.com/umairh/status/…

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I like being reminded that the Australian Parliament is the best in the world. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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wintnation We can’t love you in the electorate of CHIFLEY?

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StrategicCities Scottish villagers take to wearing hi-vis jackets and pointing hair dryers at motorists to combat speeding..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…3m

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LauraWalkerKC “I’m trying to avoid the conclusion that we’ve become Nicaragua.” - Former head of CIA, NSA, General Michael Hayden on the firing of Comey.

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jonathanvswan The President feels his press team poorly served him yesterday. He believes it was incompetence on their part, not lack of time. 2/2

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jonathanvswan I can independently confirm reporting that President Trump has been sounding people out about removing Sean Spicer as Press Secretary. 1/2

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davidmackau found this photo of sean spicer hiding between the bushes pic.twitter.com/YZOMCOvHZC

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@voltagex Well there you go! And they let all sorts in there these days.

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katinacurtis “hashtag” pic.twitter.com/y2PhzMppUW

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@voltagex So I reckon what you need is a sedan chair and four muscled people of your choice. pic.twitter.com/kuEjN36t38

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CaseyBriggs i hate everything twitter.com/9NewsQueenslan…

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@PolemiCol @Google I reckon Snowtown could be a good choice.

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@HappySinger I’ll have you know that’s the finest grade copper.

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Let me count for you the number of decent whisky bars in the Blue Mountains.

Zero.

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“Katoomba was about 15 minutes from Wentworth Falls TAFE ‘and we could shuttle all students around to their work site’.”

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HAHAHA. HAHAHA. HAHAHAHAHA. HAHA. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA. HAHAHA. [Deep breath.] HAHAHA. HAHAHAHA. HAHAHAHAHA. HAHA. Oh dea..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…H2

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dynarski Spicer on phone to WaPo: 😡

“I was not IN the bushes!

I was AMONG the bushes!”

Editor: 🙄

Social media manager: 😎 pic.twitter.com/o8TJUsEPRy

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wednesday: “Lawyers and insurers set for data breach payday” zdnet.com/article/lawyer…

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MissRyley Imagining the angry call that preceded this correction has me dying pic.twitter.com/WDQC2nI4kz

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Reading the replies to this tweet will restore* your faith in humanity.

*destroy what little remains of twitter.com/ABC/status/862…

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Hey @R_Chirgwin just spotted a Red-browed Firetail (Neochmia temporalis) at @bunjaree australianfinches.com/FinchVarieties… (Not..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bx

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joshgnosis Calls to review Disability Support Pension rules as people asked to continually prove they still have Down Syndrome. crikey.com.au/2017/05/11/soc…

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Dear Martin, as I’ve told you before, please stop licking the nuclear weapons. twitter.com/NuclearAnthro/…

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washingtonpost This story has been updated to more precisely describe Spicer’s location near White House bushes on Tuesday night washingtonpost.com/news/post-poli…

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danilic Gonna miss Mark one of my favorite mentors and heroes. Such a funny bastard too. pic.twitter.com/Vo9ETfp42S

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bridgeyb He’d tear our scripts to shreds; you’d get chills when you were summonsed to discuss how you’d butchered the lead…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…eP

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egadheg In 2011, @dobes found that Mark Colvin’s twitter photo had been used by RIM in an ad, with the name “Chris Bulino” abc.net.au/news/2011-10-2…

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benknight38 All correspondents remember being ‘Colvined’ in a cross - a curly question from Mark who knew more about the yarn than we ever would. Vale.

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benknight38 This is what I’m talking about. @Colvinius was a giant. twitter.com/rachelmealey/s…

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Colgo Colvin. pic.twitter.com/szhkG9ViZB

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Kate_McClymont A worthwhile way to honour @amworldtodaypm legend Mark Colvin @Colvinus is to register as an organ donor..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…K1

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MatthewBevan Three hours of @Colvinius talking to @rfidler on @abcconvos abc.net.au/radio/programs…

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That’s enough from me. See what journalists of every species are saying about @Colvinius. He will be missed.

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Wikipedia lists just some of @Colvinius’ assignments, any one of which alone would have made his reputation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Colv…

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What took @Colvinius down was a rare auto-immune disease that he’d contracted while covering the Rwanda debacle. Like, actual journalism.

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@andrewdotnich Yep, not “just” a great journalist, but witheringly intelligent yet humble. We’d spoken many times, but never met.

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One of the greats has passed. Thank you, Sir. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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abcnews : Mark Colvin (@Colvinius), respected ABC journalist, has died aged 65 pic.twitter.com/ZLQBdCc6jn

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yashar CNN’s @ShimonPro with a great scoop: Comey’s farewell letter. pic.twitter.com/KI9eZWrbG0

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Rudd2000 Mark Latam coward punch Scot Moronson bit hard to hold this one against him to be honest

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Erm, it’s nearly 2100 in Washington. This happened around 11 hours ago. twitter.com/Slate/status/8…

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johnb78 If they were American-owned, then spraying the locals with pigshit would be their God-given right. twitter.com/andilorenz/sta…

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sunanda_creagh ScoMo talked about getting govt expenditure as % of GDP back to 25%. That’s still GFC levels. theconversation.com/factcheck-has-… @ConversationEDU

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“Lessons on Ransomware From a Dentist” by @troyhunt windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-sec…

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.@onthemedia That’s Indians out of India, not Native Americans. The whole series is about racial and cultural relat..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ov

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So @onthemedia ran the new ep of “The United States of Anxiety” and it’s an excellent look at Indians in the US…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Fa

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DrRhysPockett I feel like they got half way through the list then went “oh shit the weird Christians are coming. twitter.com/CDCSTD/status/…

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SwiftOnSecurity I didn’t have enough gold at the end of Fable 3 so I bought a lot of rental property and put a brick on my controller to run in a circle.

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@Serrels I’d rather stab myself with rusty forks.

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I was also trained to believe that journalists don’t applaud people they’re reporting on. They’re reporting, not pa..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…5v

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“No reason.”

Apart, that is, from fulfilling their duty to increase shareholder value and therefore externalise an..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…KP

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murpharoo Enough about you. twitter.com/RealMarkLatham…

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@MichelleOckers Hmm. I know the discussion is in the context of T&D, but I can’t help but feel it’s a buzzword to m..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1m

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@iDesignTraining @MichelleOckers But again that’s what editors do when creating the voice and purpose of whatever t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…GT

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@MichelleOckers Well all those things are what editors do. What’s it missing?

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BTW @ACICgovau already tests toilet water for drugs. “National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program Report” acic.gov.au/publications/i…

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Couldn’t you just say “edited for relevance and clarity”? twitter.com/MichelleOckers…

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Yep, it’s going to be another of those days when I’m glad I can’t see anything tagged .

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This is one of the best efforts from @wintnation yet. Five paws. twitter.com/wintnation/sta…

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wintnation my repulsive cohorts and I are searching the woods for tree sap so we can find out what’s really going on.

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“NBN complaints double again; telco complaints jump by 30 percent: TIO”, writes @thelaughingsub zdnet.com/article/nbn-co…

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Idealaw Qld police officer ‘disciplined’ for accessing police database to give a DV victim’s address to her ex. Not sacked. bit.ly/2q498s0

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@dobes Do you have cybers in your pants?

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MY TOILET IS GOING TO BE TUDGED.

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Apparently the Treasurer of Australia feels he needs to tell us this. Does he think we haven’t noticed? Did he just..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…KJ

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jonkudelka It’s come to this. twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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I’ll wait for the bound-to-be-excellent write-up by @BuzzFeedOzPol.

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Well it looks like @workmanalice is doing a good job on but I can’t get enough bandwidth for a clean video stream so I give up.

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Hey @dobes, we need to find out more abut this Next Level Cyber Shield. twitter.com/ECThinkTank/st…

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Thu plan, draft: Watch a train wreck (now); late breakfast; a day of editing words, mostly, with some graphics as well; laugh, just laugh.

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CaseyBriggs Let’s go sharks.

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CapnSilver How do you sleep at night?

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Oh right. So this thing will be from here. This will certainly go well then. twitter.com/lanesainty/sta…

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JaneCaro Just imagine if Yassmin Abdel Mageid had hit someone in the face with a cream pie!

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Ausdroid You can now get 50GB or 70GB of data from Amaysim ausdroid.net/2017/05/11/can… pic.twitter.com/JFIT2Rp163

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Has Sean Spicer come out of the bushes yet?

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This is happening just half an hour from now and I’m sure it will be totally excellent and not at all a train wrec..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…W4

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wintnation Tune in at 4pm to find out everybody who is a dumb ass.

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@gpdawson I was asleep, probably. I don’t know.

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@jeamland Yeah but that’s one of the little bbits of the America that’ll still be OK. Just ask @JohnBirmingham.

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Is the America still there?

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formalbeer Mark this is why you should never eat undercooked fish twitter.com/RealMarkLatham…

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RrrichardZach The best survey question ever. pic.twitter.com/HAHuuC8rQZ

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Desmond_Funk I love Belfast. pic.twitter.com/we9Nk2bMJX

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wintnation POLICY ANNOUNCEMENT - One Nation was right about BuzzFeed

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Thursday. There are insects. And things that are not insects. Thursday.

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