Maddened by Mad Men

David A. Daniel dad at POKERWIZ.COM
Wed Sep 21 02:18:51 UTC 2011

Wasn't there a whole thing lately about a British article on what Brits find
annoying about Americanizations? Seems to me annoyance is what makes the
world go round. I mean, for all the decimate and impact and hopefully and
done and nauseous  arguers out there, there is no rhyme nor reason. Just
annoyance. No?

-----Original Message-----
From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of
victor steinbok
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 10:51 PM
Subject: Re: Maddened by Mad Men


Yes, why is it important to report minor personal annoyances?


On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 10:02 PM, <ronbutters at> wrote:

> Why is it necessary to report minor personal annoyances? And why, if
> something is "needless to say," would one add to the endless clutter by
> actually saying that it is to say that it is needless say?

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