With a rubber hose?
Alas! All too true! Also, nobody else to proofread.
I copy and paste urls I find in the comments.
Amazing how the whole day improves with a change of perspective!
If you’re going to be that granular, God freed the slaves. What happened in the desert is a separate story.
Any reason will do if it leads to the right outcome.
The word is avarice, not averice.