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July 20, 2014

Would that be Bono or Sonny Bono?

CUI BONO? Literally meaning "who benefits?,"
cui bono? is a rhetorical Latin legal phrase used to imply that whoever appears to have the most to gain from a crime is probably the culprit. More generally, it’s used in English to question the meaningfulness or advantages of carrying something out.
20 Latin Phrases You Should Be Using | Mental Floss

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When Me2 is next heard screeching about Social Justice!, ask yourself:

Cui Bongo?

Posted by: Rob De Witt [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 20, 2014 12:14 PM

I think it might be Oh no Bono. Follow the money.

As a ring of gold in a swine's snout, so is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.
Proverbs 11:22

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 20, 2014 1:50 PM

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