return of "colored"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 28 23:30:35 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Victor Steinbok <aardvark66 at> wrote:
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Sigh! That's Texas for you!

The little girl reminds of the turn of phrase popularized by Early
Cuyler, of Dougal County, Georgia:

"A vision of alabaster loveliness."

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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