"Toenailed": of nails

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 23 07:38:53 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 6:57 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:
> Wilson, did your correspondent say "toenailed",
> as your message quoted her, or
> "tailnailed"

She said, "toenailed," Joel.

_*Tailnailed_ is the consequence of a senior moment followed by the
usual failure-to-read-over-before-Sending.

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