[Ads-l] desirous

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Dec 12 14:17:37 UTC 2014


Well, if they're less desirous, it makes it easier not to reciprocate--we can just be good friends.  I guess that's why they call them resistance exercises. 

LH

On Dec 12, 2014, at 9:05 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:

> 'Tempting':
> 
> 
> Annie Daly at Yahoo! Health:
> 
> "Adding resistance exercises to your workout routine may make fatty foods
> less desirous."
> 
> Classic Inglish.
> 
> JL
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