ick [Was: to bogart]

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 17 02:36:12 UTC 2009

Who knew?1 Thanks, Larry!


On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 9:10 PM, Laurence Horn<laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:
> ---------------------- Information from the mail header -----------------------
> Sender: Â  Â  Â  American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Poster: Â  Â  Â  Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
> Subject: Â  Â  Â Re: ick [Was: to bogart]
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> At 8:27 PM -0400 7/16/09, Wilson Gray wrote:
>>My memory is the same as Alison's. Though I don't have much occasion
>>to drink Ovaltine, these days - is it still being manufactured, even?
>>- I actually liked the stuff a lot. I was still drinking it into my
>>mid-twenties, at the least.
> It better be, since it's still advertised all over the place, at
> least on radio and TV: Â Kid's voice shouting "More Ovaltine, please!"
> The commercials assure us that "rich, chocolaty Ovaltine" is much
> healthier than that other stuff (Nestle's Quik, I assume). Â Sometimes
> they add in other ingredients too for free:
> http://www.boondockramblings.com/boondock_ramblings/2009/05/no-more-ovaltine-please-at-least-not-with-beetle-included.html
> LH
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

More information about the Ads-l mailing list