[Ads-l] call out sick

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 13 23:27:58 UTC 2014

On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 12:20 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> In the days of Sue, the T. Rex, we used to say, "call in sick."

Exactly. Though we may have called out, "Stop the spinning! I'm sick!,"
under the relevant circumstances.

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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