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je ne ruh li si moh

  • n  the officer who holds the supreme command

  • The nation, through its press, demanded a united command, headed by a generalissimo.
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  • Rules Are Rules, Except in Baseball and Dictatorships
    What does Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig have in common with Egyptian generalissimo Abdelfatah al-Seesi? Nothing -- except for the inclination to declare a state of exception and throw the rule book out the window.
    July 31, 2013 - Bloomberg
    Five days ago, when Chargers trainers carted off Jonas Mouton, his right anterior cruciate ligament intact no more, the mind drifted back to the Generalissimo.
    July 31, 2013 - U-T San Diego

  • Shlomo Avineri in New York Times
    Because everyone served in the army, every Israeli thinks he'sa generalissimo,said Shlomo Avineri, a political science professor at Hebrew University. "The achievements were less than expected, and the price was too high."
  • Bob Rae in Ottawa Citizen
    There's an effort here on the part of the Conservatives to create an atmosphere of total instability,Rae said. "Well, we're not a banana republic. Mr. Harper's not a generalissimo yet. He has to get used to living in a constitutional...
  • Keith Olbermann in NewsBusters (blog)
    In December 2006, while reporting on the controversial decision of the Seattle-Tacoma Airport to remove its Christmas trees from public view rather than display a Menorah, Olbermann joked: "Generalissimo O'Reilly remains upbeat. Look not on this as...

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