Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 9 04:08:24 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 9:26 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Google finds a number of individuals sporting the given name "Zealious."
> Just now an "entertainment attorney" on CNN by phone from Stamford, Conn.,
> spoke of "a zealious prosecutor" and a "zealious prosecution."
> I expect the spelling will be cleaned up in the transcript. Maybe.
> / 'zElj at s /

Has anyone named "Mischevious" turned up?

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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