the birds and the bees

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 28 20:53:34 UTC 2011

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> Colonial parents

Did the ordinary colonial 'rental unit enjoy the kind of privacy that
would have permitted them to keep sexual intercourse a secret till the
chidren were approaching puberty?

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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