Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 27 22:09:35 UTC 2012

In "Bad Teacher" the put-upon principal tells Miss Squirrel he'll talk
about something "later."

She says didactically , "'_Later_ we'll all die',/ Said the gator to the

The principal says "What?" in that special, intense way reserved for the
irritatingly incomprehensible.


On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 4:49 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:

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> Romney "political director" Rich Beeson, telling us why, even if he
> loses Ohio, he might still manage being elected:  "If ifs and buts
> were candy and nuts, every day would be Christmas."
> A potential QOTY whoever wins the election.
> http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/27/opinion/collins-ohio-gets-the-love.html
> Joel
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