Is "now, ..." the new "well, ..."?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 19 23:20:01 UTC 2013

On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 4:28 PM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at>wrote:

> The OED says "with temporal sense weakened or lost"


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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