Buttner, thinking to punish him for his audacity, put a 'poser' to him, and awaited the result.
This was something of a poser, but the Captain did his best.
It certainly was a "poser" to be told, "But you don't even know my name."
This was a poser; an act of open impiety; a Kentucky argument.
To himself the unreal editor had to own that this was a poser.
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