"Begging the answer"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Aug 19 02:21:30 UTC 2008

Well, it had to happen. From a letter to the editor of the NYT:

"A pretty risky article, as _the answer that the title begs_ is obvious."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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