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  • n  pertinence by virtue of a close relation to the matter at hand

  • Gratuitously referential bits (I'm thinking of the musical numbers) acquire an individual redemption, if not actual germaneness.

  • Russ Potts in (subscription)
    I am sorry that the germaneness issue clouds the bigger issue of solving the worst transportation crisis in America,Potts said in a somber floor speech.
  • Woody Allen in San Jose Mercury News
    Our reading of the Supreme Court's most recent decision on this subject leads us to reply in the affirmative and hold that 'extra-unit litigation' may be charged to nonmembers where it satisfies the 'germaneness test' that generally applies to... Kermit Lipez Central Maine Morning Sentinel Aug 8, 2007 41777 57386 germanic It's a drama, but not heavy Germanic drama. Nobody dies. Nobody does anything terrible," Allen said.

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