Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu May 29 14:28:48 UTC 2008

At 8:42 AM -0400 5/29/08, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>In addition, I believe it has been decided that the Constitution
>guarantees the religious right to rest on other days.  We do not
>enforce the same single day off for everyone.

How about those of us who aren't part of the religious right?  Don't
we get to rest too?


>At 5/28/2008 11:59 PM, Doug Harris wrote:
>>Interesting concept, 'cept there's no such time, anyplace, as EVERYONE
>>getting a day off. Even in Northern NJ (and similarly blue-lawed places),
>>food stores, gas stations, convenience stores and probably a kind or
>>two of other commercial establishments are open and busy on Sundays.
>>Some would argue that most of the above-named types of establishments
>>fall under the 'necessary' banner. That is, of course, a debatable issue
>>-- perhaps best done at home, with friends, while enjoying a widely-shared
>>day off.
>>How about just for the purpose giving EVERYONE a day off, guaranteed, no
>>questions asked.
>>James D. SMITH                 |If history teaches anything
>>South SLC, UT                  |it is that we will be sued
>>jsmithjamessmith at yahoo.com     |whether we act quickly and decisively
>>                                |or slowly and cautiously.
>>>  can you expand please, and elucidate the arcane practices
>>>  of northern NJ?
>>The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
>The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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