to "run numbers"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 3 20:54:11 UTC 2011

On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 4:27 PM, paul johnson <paulzjoh at> wrote:
> the only person who ever 'ran the
> numbers' was an accountant.

Yes. That's why the boy had potential. He didn't even need pad or
pencil to handle the task.

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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