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Iris
What does "whichever is earlier" refer to? If I stay at my sister's I sleep until the kids wake me or until she comes rolling in, poured from the back of some taxi, whichever is earlier. http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/JustSun.shtml
Jun 18, 2015 7:11 PM
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"Whichever is earlier" refers to either: (1) "the kids wake me", or (2) "she (the sister) comes in (poured from the back of some taxi)" {i.e. arrives home drunk (Intoxicated) and/or hungover in a taxi}. The author will wake up at whichever of the two events above occurs first.
June 18, 2015
I have a brother.))))))
June 21, 2015
I think I've met your sister. ))))))
June 21, 2015
Iris
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