Derivation new to me

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 29 04:06:34 UTC 2008

but apparently well-known to others; 529,000 Googlits for


It's in Wikipedia and there's even a

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.
                                              -Sam'l Clemens

The American Dialect Society -

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