Words beginning graduate students don't know

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 12 11:20:53 UTC 2013

Of course, the military meaning of palisade (spelling checker doesn't like
my first thought, pallisade) I learned in the '50s from the Adventures of
Rin Tin Tin. I have built my own scale model of Fort Apache out of
sharpened chopsticks. Gonna look real cool under the Xmas tree this year.
Baby Jesus watched over by angels and the U.S. cavalry.

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