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richard

14th November 2010, 08:31
55 Incautious journalist not so taken with governor (8). _E_D_E_S. LEADLESS just about constructs but requires the definition to be "Incautious journalist", which seems ungrammatical. HEEDLESS and HEADLESS dont, as far as I can see, construct. What am I missing?
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ajt

14th November 2010, 08:35
Heedless, I think - he-ed gives you a male journalist, and it does mean incautious.
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richard

14th November 2010, 08:49
Thanks AJT - but surely on that basis HE ED equates to "journalist" and LESS to "not so", making "taken with governor" redundant?
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ajt

14th November 2010, 09:19
Just realised - HE - His Excellency. Sorry I didn't get it before
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richard

14th November 2010, 09:35
Many thanks AJT - that makes perfect sense.
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