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    aromatic OSS background

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    A quote from Richard Ford's Sportswriter.

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    Either they're tall, white-haired, razor-jawed old galoots from Yale with moist blue eyes and aromatic OSS backgrounds; or else retired chamber of commerce boosters, little guys raised in town, with their own circle of friends.


    Something with old-school?

    Author penguin (236245) 13 May 21, 15:09
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    Das OSS war der Vorläufer der CIA:


    https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_of_Strat...

    #1Author Jalapeño (236154) 13 May 21, 15:36
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    Aber warum "aromatic"?

    #2Author penguin (236245) 13 May 21, 16:01
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    Das lese ich einfach als "kreative" Variante von "colourful" (wurde das nicht neulich irgendwo diskutiert?).


    Ah, hier: related discussion: colourful - bewegt

    #3Author Jalapeño (236154)  13 May 21, 16:03
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    Alles klar. Die Sprache Richard Fords ist in der Tat kreativ.

    #4Author penguin (236245) 13 May 21, 16:06
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    Nur geraten:

    Den Stallgeruch von... ?

    #5Author wienergriessler (925617) 13 May 21, 16:07
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    Oder ihm steigt noch der Pulverdampf in die moist blue eyes. 😉

    #6Author Kapustiner (1229425) 13 May 21, 16:07
     
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