Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 17 18:20:33 UTC 2012

On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at> wrote:
> That expression has become ubiquitous, but it's noteworthy that in the famous Grimm Brothers' version of "Hansel and Gretel," to which the saying presumably alludes, the trail of breadcrumbs could NOT be followed.

So, what are the facts, Charlie? Don't leave me hanging!

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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