"I feel you."

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu May 2 01:42:22 UTC 2013

On May 1, 2013, at 6:31 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:

> Inept or the latest? From Yahoo!
> http://shine.yahoo.com/healthy-living/7-ways-boost-energy-youre-struggling-big-time-201900862.html
> :
> "Feeling tired more often than not? Girl, we feel you: A study from the Center
> for Disease Control and
> Prevention<http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/04/11/176936210/annals-of-the-obvious-women-way-more-tired-than-men>
> showed that women are typically more exhausted than men."
> Not "your pain," "you."
Well, maybe, but when William Jefferson Clinton told those young women "I feel your pain", we know what he was thinking.


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