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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 12 06:06:20 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 10:11 PM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at> wrote:
> double entendre: We are building insurance around you.(R)

Uh, I don't get it, even under the assumption that "double-entendre"
is exaggeration for effect.

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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