faced with a problem  mixed with bomb dropping?

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Tue Dec 9 02:59:37 UTC 2008

If you party enough, you are likely to say anything.

In a message dated 12/8/08 4:20:33 PM, laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:

> At 3:30 PM -0500 12/8/08, Michael Covarrubias wrote:
> >loud girl into her cellphone complaining about a problem in her sorority
> >house:
> >
> >"...So that's the bomb I've been dropped with."
> >
> Well, it's not easy to combine relativization with adversative
> passive; she was doing the best she could (especially since she was
> distracted by a loud cellphone user, even if it was herself).
> LH
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