Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 14 02:27:47 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 8:42 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>wrote:

> As I observed many years ago, "Rosetta STONE" may be influenced to some
> degree by "Rosetta KING."

But, MLK's wife is "Rosetta *Scott* King." Besides, there's no reason to
assume that voice-over guys need to be influenced by anything more than the
assumption that "Rosetta Stone" is what it looks like: someone's name.

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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