Probably not the first example of this one, but...

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at COX.NET
Wed Mar 14 23:46:36 UTC 2012

On 3/14/2012 6:37 PM, Arnold Zwicky wrote:

> you know, people spend serious time assembling resources like this.
> if people *on this list* aren't going to take advantage of the
> resources -- or contribute to them -- there really isn't much impetus
> for the rest of us to bother with the project.

I'm learning!  I'm learning.  Dint know it existed.

Interesting--all the "per say" examples are quotations, suggesting the
reporter is the illiterate.

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