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I can confirm to you that the information did not come from the police and you should ask Daily Mail how they get the information," Hishammuddin said tersely when asked about the report.
Topics are presented tersely in CRC Handbook style to maximize information density, and the second edition includes approximately 30% more material by both pagecount and number of contributors.
The way that moment persists, coloring everything in a "present" that ebbs ever further away from it, is one of the most striking features in this extraordinary, tersely eloquent, and deeply moving book.
DAVID LONGMUIR'S six years in charge of the SFL was booted into touch last night with a tersely worded statement from the newly merged SPFL.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Keith Schwartz tersely told the troubled actress what she can expect if she pleads guilty or no contest in the felony case.
Woods tersely replied he would relishasinglesshowdownwiththe 21-year-old European rookie on Sunday, although Pavin last night ruled out any deal with rival skipper Colin Montgomerie to get the clash Ryder Cup fans crave.
Well, we're trying to get your opinion," was the riposte to which he tersely responded: "As I said, I did what I did and it didn't work.
The kennels issued a tersely worded statement at the start of the month, stating that Penny's new owners had been told of the situation but were refusing to part with her.
Commissioner Olli Rehn on Monday tersely said that additional measures must be taken by the Greek government in order to meet a Stability & Growth Programme target of cutting its double-digit budget deficit by four percentage points in 2010.
Summary: Lebanon and a number of other countries are failing to comply with international measures governing the diamond trade, a tersely worded report said last week.
A senior City official, when told of a statement on Robinho's website where the 12-goal striker vowed to be back in Manchester in time to face Newcastle at Eastlands on January 28, tersely replied: "An apology to Mark would have been nice as well.
Zachary Mason purports to be one or the other, or perhaps both at once, claiming in his introduction to The Lost Books of the Odyssey that the work is a decryption of an ancient document comprising fragmentary and contradictory outtakes from the legend of Odysseus, a document so fiendishly encoded and tersely written that the resulting translation may be merely "the product of over-interpretation and of chance" In fact, this not-quite plausible introduction is the first of almost fifty note-perfect short fictions, literary origin myths in the tradition of Calvino's Invisible Cities or Gorodischer's Kalpa Imperial.