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corresponding -- as in: corresponding time period
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Catch-22
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  • Major Major looked with a blank expression at copies of personal correspondence from the hospital on which the censoring officer had written ’Washington Irving’ or ’Irving Washington.’
  • They’re going to get you for intercepting Major Major’s correspondence, too.
  • ’What correspondence?’ asked the chaplain plaintively in rising exasperation.
  • I’ve never even seen any of Major Major’s correspondence.
  • F.C. Wintergreen, who also wanted to be a general and who always distorted, destroyed, rejected or misdirected any correspondence by, for or about Colonel Cathcart that might do him credit.

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  • Eskimos have many words that correspond to the English word snow. For example, there are different words for "snow on the ground", "fresh snow on the ground", "soft snow on the ground", "a crust of snow on the ground" and so forth.
  • The bones in a bat’s wing exactly correspond to those in a human forearm.

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