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quote chapter and verse
quote chapter and verse /v./ [by analogy with the mainstream
phrase] To cite a relevant excerpt from an appropriate bible.
"I don't care if `rn' gets it wrong; `Followup-To: poster' is
explicitly permitted by RFC-1036. I'll quote chapter and
verse if you don't believe me." See also legalese,
language lawyer, RTFS (sense 2).
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