Truly Scary Quote

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Dec 21 21:01:50 UTC 2008

At 2:17 PM -0500 12/21/08, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:
>And this is of linguistic importance HOW????

I think Doug H was nominating it as an entry in the QOTY competition.


>In a message dated 12/21/08 12:01:58 PM, cats22 at STNY.RR.COM writes:
>>  An LA Times story today talks about some Army /Iraq vets who've been
>>  getting
>>  in trouble once back in "Wonderland," as they call civilian life. One of the
>>  guys,
>>  who was given a 'waiver' and allowed into the army despite a juvenile record
>>  (for killing, albeit accidentally, a childhood friend), was worried about
>>  what kind
>>  of work he might be able to do: "All I know how to do is shoot," he said.
>>  dh
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