another (over)negation?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 7 02:53:53 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 7:27 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:

> It's almost as though a new "rule" is being created in the
> spirit of, but more insidious than, "is-is."

Jon, I think that the only problem that we have here is is a failure
to communicate.

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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