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Don't understand why NASA hasn't called

by Staraj on May 24, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Don't understand.

[And here we have an example of my chronic anal retentiveness: I fretted at length over whether to use "don't" or "can't" in this six. Perhaps, some of you understand. You can't? You don't?]


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