Your big-boy pants

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jun 14 06:14:40 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 8:32 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at>

> strap your big-boy pants on

Judge Marilyn Milian has been using "Put on your big boy pants!" as her
favorite English catch-phrase since she went on the air in the spring of

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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