they don't make words like they used to

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Sep 18 18:48:57 UTC 2006

At 1:22 PM -0500 9/18/06, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC wrote:
>  >
>>  At 9/18/2006 11:46 AM, Bill Mullins wrote:
>>  >I watched most of "Rooster Cogburn" over the weekend.  In it, John
>>  >Wayne's character is being forcibly retired for reasons of age and
>>  >decrepitude.  He maintains that he is good for another "lustrum",
>>  >however.
>>  Did you happen to catch which university Rooster attended?
>I would have thought is was obvious -- Duke University <G>

before transferring to Wayne State

The American Dialect Society -

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