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Old 6th July 2017, 11:52 PM   #296
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Originally Posted by Emily's Cat View Post
Seriously? I suppose all the other phrases that are synonymous with "only" aren't acceptable, because they don't use that specific word?

Well, except for this one, which you seem to have missed:


ddt and bruto also used the word "only."

Originally Posted by ddt
The only raison d'Ítre of the Confederacy was the right (constitutionally enshrined) to keep slaves and the view that blacks were inferior human beings.

Originally Posted by bruto
I would add that, although many of our other heroes are indeed tainted by the sins of their times and sins of their own, a monument to the Confederacy has a somewhat different status, because when it comes down to it, however fine many of the participants may have been, the Confederacy itself existed for only one real purpose, and that was the perpetuation of slavery.

As if using the word only is the only way to say only.
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