NYT on Daniel Cassidy (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 10 02:38:42 UTC 2007

Shoulda been for fiction.

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> Poster:       Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject:      Re: NYT on Daniel Cassidy

> FWIW, I agree with Cassidy that the source of "galore" is
> Irish _go leor_ [g@ l'or], as does the OED On Line. "Even a
> stopped clock has the correct time twice a day," to coin a phrase.

On Nov 9, 2007 12:43 PM, Benjamin Zimmer <bgzimmer at babel.ling.upenn.edu>

> On Nov 9, 2007 12:36 PM, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC <Bill.Mullins at us.army.mil>
> wrote:
> >
> >  The NYT article said his book won an American Book Award for
> > Nonfiction. I can't find any other confirmation of this fact.  Does
> > anyone know it to be true?
> Sad but true:

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