Doing badly what should not be attempted?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Sep 12 03:32:09 UTC 2006

At 9/11/2006 10:26 PM, you wrote:
Just in case anyone is confused by this exchange, let me make clear that
>the first edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson uses "hinder," not "hind,"
>in this famous quotation.
>Fred Shapiro

Thanks--I couldn't find my first edition quickly :-)


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