Maddened by Mad Men

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 20 19:47:22 UTC 2011

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Hunter, Lynne R CIV
SPAWARSYSCEN-PACIFIC, 71700 <lynne.hunter at> wrote:
> "Hold _down_ the fort" is irritating enough in the present day (at least
> to my particular ear) without its being ascribed to 1962 speakers.


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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