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“Its foggy wording and odd locution stand out in the Constitution,” Waldman writes.The True Meaning of the Second Amendment|Malcolm Jones|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"It's slimy locution here in that he writes 'We have been told by many that she is gay,'" Gitlin said.Andrew Sullivan's Kagan Crusade|Benjamin Sarlin|May 11, 2010|DAILY BEAST
He is hardly alone in using a locution that should nevertheless be retired, a charitable critic might have explained.Limbaugh's Latest Shameful Outburst|Conor Friedersdorf|February 5, 2010|DAILY BEAST
These words revived her moribund career, underscoring the truth that politics is mostly about locution, locution, locution.Health Care: A Critic's Index|Tunku Varadarajan|December 25, 2009|DAILY BEAST
We are apt in England to class as an "Americanism" every unfamiliar, or too familiar, locution which we do not happen to like.
I select it merely as an example of a demonstrably vicious locution which ought indubitably to be banished from the language.
It is of course the characteristic Scripture locution for those who in some way enjoy the special favour of God.Our Lady Saint Mary|J. G. H. Barry
"Fighting spooks" is a pretty locution, and every Freethinker would admit that fighting spooks is a most unprofitable business.Flowers of Freethought|George W. Foote
This same locution in the vernacular is found in the Tagalog folk-tale of “Lucas the Strong.”Filipino Popular Tales|Dean S. Fansler