I say "Lusitani-ay"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 19 15:28:44 UTC 2009

Bret Harte, "The Old Major Explains: Re-Union, Army of the Potomac, 12th
May, 1871":

"And week from next is Conference. . . . You said the twelfth of May?
Why, that's the day we broke their line at Spottsylvan-i-a!"


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