Puritan euphemisms

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 23 17:58:03 UTC 2012

On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:
> Did the Puritans mince words?

Egad, man! Who knows?!

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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