Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 28 20:13:10 UTC 2006

The UGA server has notified me that the following message is a resend.
I'm dealing with a migraine, so I may have sent it already and
forgotten it. If so, I apologize.

"Purple _drank_"? It's more likely to be "purple _drink_," with
"drank" being a pronunciation spelling, ah thank.

Everybody says, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange
complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is knows how deep
a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam, the first great benefactor of our
race. He brought death into the world.

--Sam Clemens

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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