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  • Charlie Stanford Translations
    We don t have counts either weirdly - they re a European thing... Earls and countesses in Britain. ... From: James Kirchner To: czechlist@czechlist.org Sent:
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      We don't have counts either weirdly - they're a European thing... Earls and countesses in Britain.

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      From: James Kirchner
      To: czechlist@...
      Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2011 12:29 PM
      Subject: Re: [Czechlist] Sentence I simply do not understand (2)



      Thanks for this Charlie. Michigan has something called Recorder's Court, and I've always wondered what "recorder" meant when it was instituted. It's presided over by a judge.

      Of course, we also have counties but no counts.

      Jamie

      On Dec 8, 2011, at 2:04 AM, Charlie Stanford Translations wrote:

      > A Recorder is basically just a judge Kostas. In the lawsuit between XY and Riverside, the judge has found (ruled/decided/adjudicated) in favour of Riverside (Riverside won the case), so XY has to leave his house.
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      > From: Kostas
      > To: Czechlist@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2011 4:24 AM
      > Subject: [Czechlist] Sentence I simply do not understand (2)
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      > XY, 49, was ordered to leave his home in Main Street after Recorder Pratt QC found in favour of Riverside at Liverpool County Court.
      > RecorderI do not understand the second part of the sentence: after Recorder....
      > Would you please reword it for me?
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      > Too much UK realia specific for me:-)
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      > I put XY instead of the name.
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      > Thank you,
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      > K.
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