"brush fire" [was: Possibly spurious Samuel Adams quotation [RBBernstein]]

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 7 17:24:19 UTC 2013

On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 12:52 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:

> partizan

So, *that's* the source of the Russian form - _partizan_ - of this word:

-- Wilson
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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