Dueling dialects

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 29 16:51:12 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Arnold Zwicky<zwicky at stanford.edu> wrote:
> it's not hard to find neighbors, lifelong friends, etc.
> with conflicting usages.

Exactly my experience, too, arnold.
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

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