Big moment for Inglish syntax

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Oct 15 15:19:00 UTC 2013

The prosecution's Exhibit A will be the Utah physician's corpse.


At 10/15/2013 07:58 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>CNN reports that a Utah physician will be in court today for "the murder
>trial of his wife Michelle."
>As you've guessed, it's not the wife, but the sawbones, who's the accused
>The statement was off-camera narrative and clearly not a momentary slip of
>the tongue.

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