[Ads-l] desirous

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 12 15:21:42 UTC 2014


I didn't realize that food could lust for my body.

Guess I never thought about it!

Thanks, Larry! I'll be sure to use protection.

JL

On Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 9:17 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:
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> 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.=20
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> LH
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> On Dec 12, 2014, at 9:05 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
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> > 'Tempting':
> >=20
> >=20
> > Annie Daly at Yahoo! Health:
> >=20
> > "Adding resistance exercises to your workout routine may make fatty =
> foods
> > less desirous."
> >=20
> > Classic Inglish.
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> > JL
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> > "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the =
> truth."
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