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Apr 10, 2011
What would Wally do?
Apr 10, 2011
Now they can turn Ted into a hand puppet too!
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Apr 10, 2011
This goes on the wall!! Too good!!
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Apr 10, 2011
Dilbert Website Admins: why don't you add "Captcha" to the comments section, that way these scripted comments/advertisements won't show up..
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Apr 11, 2011

Actually, it's not so much a new twist as the original meaning. The term "deadline" comes from prisoner camps in the US Civil War where soldiers were shot if the passed the line marker the perimeter. So, being dead because you crossed the deadline is very much in line with the etymology of the term. Fortunately, not staying within a deadline is not generally fatal these days. But if you're unfortunate enough to work for the PHB...
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