fun with phrases

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 18 23:06:16 UTC 2011

On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 6:47 PM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> Believe it or not, Alger's heroes all seem to succeed through the
> intervention of rich zillionaires who recognize their worth, rather than
> through "recreating/redefining/re-inventing" themselves or even solely
> through hard work.

Back in the day, I caught that. It put any dreams of Algerous success
quickly to rest.

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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