now, avoidance of "novel"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 14 01:54:53 UTC 2010

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:

> An ancient memory has surfaced, which will likely be dismissed for being so
> belated, but _I'm quite sure it's accurate_.

How quaint. I am likewise "quite sure" that I myself have never
experienced any such emotion regarding something as ephemeral as a
supposed memory. ;-)

"Yeah, right," to coin a phrase. :-)

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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