[Ads-l] exergual

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 9 14:49:13 UTC 2014


> > It is evident that exergual quotations can serve not only to encapsulate> > emblematic wisdom but also to reveal egregious folly.I suppose it means old quotes show past wisdom.  But is the folly then or now?
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> That was 25 years ago, Wilson.
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> The Inglish of criticism has evolved further since then.
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> JL
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> On Sat, Nov 8, 2014 at 10:29 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > On Sat, Nov 8, 2014 at 7:34 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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> > > It is evident that exergual quotations can serve not only to encapsulate
> > > emblematic
> > > wisdom but also to reveal egregious folly.
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> > I could not have stated the obvious any more clearly. :-(
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