"anymore" = "not previously but now"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 14 20:27:09 UTC 2009

My wife, a sixty-ish native of Northeast PA, is unable to discern what
makes this sentence worthy of note, unless it's, perhaps, the use of

"... directly anyway, but for ..."

Instead of

"... directly, anyway. But, for ..."


On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 2:47 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:
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