abhorred by the notion

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Sat Apr 1 02:27:36 UTC 2006

"I am abhorred by the notion..."
Just now heard on public radio, w.r.t. accusations of fraud and criminality
against Katrina refugees* in Houston.

        *Don't tell me. They've taken refuge. Leave it.

"You could have a birthday trying to..." (heavy traffic)

"ne'er-do-wells" pronounced as if "near-..."

m a m

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