Important, overlooked quote

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 3 00:27:46 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 7:27 PM,  <ronbutters at> wrote:
> Not that this thread has anything whatever to do with American Dialects.

Well, abstracting away from that, I found Jon's post to be quite
interesting. Why, I had no idea! My impression was that the United
States that we all know and love dated essentially only from Woodrow
Wilson's administration. Well,


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

The American Dialect Society -

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