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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 24 02:17:58 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 2:39 PM, Jesse Sheidlower <jester at> wrote:
> sense (b),
> "Designating an ingratiating, uncomfortable, or forced smile, esp. in response to a humiliating experience."

Good to know.

And the anecdote is quite amusing, as well as illustrative.


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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