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Contractors may build defective designs but must warn of danger

With the festivities over, one rifles through the debris of overindulgence and all manner of consumption and resolves to inject order and energy into one's life in the new year. Other columnists urge you to go to the gym, read Proust or to become a domestic goddess. (Not AJ columnists, I hasten to add, they are occupied with more aesthetic matters. ) Instead, I have a broader message and shall embrace 2001 under the slogan: 'Say No to Sloppiness.' This column is a good place to start ...

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