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From: Spehro Pefhany
Subject: Re: Prison vs. Work
References: <3E2C8312.firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
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Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 16:24:22 GMT
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On 20 Jan 2003 23:39:54 GMT, the renowned firstname.lastname@example.org (Rolavine)
>One of my neighbors who seems to insist on driving without a license was sent
>to jail for a week. When he got back I asked him for tips on how to survive if
>I was ever in jail. This was his sage advice.
>"Whenever one the guards walks by mutter F__king screw under your breath and
>stomp your foot. Whenever one of the other immates talks to you, listen for a
>while then look down and say 'son of a bitch Shit' and walk away."
Of course, in American parlance anyway, jail != prison. I'm not sure
that you have to talk about the "big house" and "screws" if you are
incarcerated for unpaid parking tickets.
Main Entry: 1jail
Etymology: Middle English jaiole, from Old French, from Late Latin
caveola, diminutive of Latin cavea cage -- more at CAGE
Date: 13th century
1 : a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody;
specifically : such a place under the jurisdiction of a local
government (as a county) for the confinement of persons awaiting trial
or those convicted of minor crimes -- compare PRISON
Main Entry: 1pris·on
Etymology: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin prehension-,
prehensio act of seizing, from prehendere to seize -- more at GET
Date: 12th century
1 : a state of confinement or captivity
2 : a place of confinement especially for lawbreakers; specifically :
an institution (as one under state jurisdiction) for confinement of
persons convicted of serious crimes -- compare JAIL
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