Imitation or counterfeit?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 13 01:41:11 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 9:22 PM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> This seems to be a case where "phony" is clearly the best word.

True. But Joel does have a point. It *is* funny, when you think about
it. Especially when you consider that the purveyors of the genuine
article apparently make more money by selling their tags to crooks
than they do by selling their product to government wholesalers!
"lol," so to speak.

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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