[Ads-l] Dim sum stress

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 31 05:23:15 UTC 2014


On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 11:58 PM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at ix.netcom.com>
wrote:

> stress questions in elementary school
>

"*Stress* questions"?! "In *elementary* school"?! Wow! That's impressive!

Oh, wait. When I was in grade school, it was called "accent."

Never mind.

[Colgate Tooth Powder! With the *accent* - on "*powder*!]


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-Wilson
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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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