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The Week in Words: May 9-15

Tai-Ling Gigliotti was found guilty on charges of aggravated child abuse in the beating of her adopted nephew on May 5. Gigliotti’s sentencing is scheduled for 1 p.m. June 9.

KERI WIGINTON | Times

Tai-Ling Gigliotti was found guilty on charges of aggravated child abuse in the beating of her adopted nephew on May 5. Gigliotti’s sentencing is scheduled for 1 p.m. June 9.

"She probably deserves 60 years in prison, but she won't live that long, anyway. Forty years is probably good enough.''

Laura Gigliotti, on the possible prison term for Tai-Ling Gigliotti, who was convicted of imprisoning and beating her nephew for months in a Spring Hill home.

"He's going to have a long road of recovery and reprogramming to become a normal person.''

Laura Gigliotti, referring to her nephew.

"It's going to cost me a lot of footlongs.''

Blair Hensley, owner of the Coney Island Drive Inn, on what it would cost him in legal fees to battle the sandwich giant Subway after the corporation ordered him to stop using the word "footlong "in advertising his hot dogs. Coney Island has been using the term for 47 years.

"We're looking to trademark 'footlong' for sandwiches, so the cease-and-desist (letter) sent to Coney Island was sent in error.''

Kevin Kane, a spokesman for Subway, after the corporation reversed itself and will no longer threaten Coney Island Drive Inn with legal action.

"Sometimes, business is personal.''

Amy Brosnan of the Spring Hill Fire Rescue board, chastising fellow board member Rob Giammarco for what she called his argumentative tone in e-mails and other communications.

"I couldn't do this job any other way.''

Giammarco, reacting to the fire board's decision to censure him, saying that he will continue to be a watchdog for Spring Hill residents.

"Let me tell you something. There is no way in hell I would do that.''

Hernando Sheriff Richard Nugent, rebuffing calls for him to resign his position as he runs for Congress.

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