Wilson Gray wilson.gray at RCN.COM
Fri Jan 21 04:58:13 UTC 2005

On Jan 20, 2005, at 10:06 PM, JP Villanueva wrote:

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> Poster:       JP Villanueva <jpvillan at SEAPREP.ORG>
> Subject:      Re: Idea/ideal
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> Lah-berry.  Pungkin.  Sammich.  Life is more interesting down here in
> the tube!

Sammich?! WTF! I much prefer to have a sangwich. I know that no less a
light than Richard Pryor is a sammich man. Nevertheless, I gotta go
with the dialect of my birthplace and have a sangwich. But, WRT the
other lexical items, I gotta give you your props. You're the man.

-Wilson Gray

> Sigh. To quote Leon, I hate to be the one to break it to you, Jerry,
> but I know librarians who say "liberry" and "liberrian." I'm afraid
> that "library" is going to follow "February" right down the tube.
> -Wilson Gray
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