Show Out

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 1 05:03:59 UTC 2014

On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 9:32 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at>

> But isn't "show out" being alleged as a common synonym (or exclusive
> equivalent) of "show off"?

Rather, the haters are alleging that "show off" is a regional variant of
"show out," since "show out" is, itself, but a regional variant of "show

A "binky" is a particular kind of pacifier. This may be trademarked:
Binky[TM]. I'm not even sure of the spelling. Further deponent sayeth not.

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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