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Fuss

A German unit of length. Its measure varied in different German-speaking areas, but generally was between 250 and 400 millimeters. It became obsolete with the adoption of the metric system in the 1870s.
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''I've never been a big fusser about age, although 50 does seem quite huge,'' he says.
In his essay "Farewell to 'Legal Positivism': The Separation Thesis Unravelling", Klaus Fusser claims that the Separability (separation) thesis is 'hopelessly ambiguous,' having the extra ordinary capacity of blurring our understanding of law both in conceptual and practical terms.
And all this from a woman who considers herself not to be much of a fusser. She recently claimed: "I'm not like P Diddy, making kids walk to Brooklyn to get him a certain kind of cheesecake.
On the tendency of legal philosophers to "cling dogmatically to classificatory ideas," rejecting analysis of legal systems as matters of degree, see Klaus Fusser, "Farewell to 'Legal Positivism': The Separation Thesis Unravelling" in Robert P.