FW: "That being..."

Seán Fitzpatrick grendel.jjf at VERIZON.NET
Sat Jul 1 17:33:09 UTC 2006

I've never heard that curtailed cliché.  If it were a Latin ablative
absolute instead of an English nominative absolute, we could say it had
absolutely shed too much. [sorry.  there's a holiday coming.  I promise to
get a lot of rest and quiet.]

Seán Fitzpatrick
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