[Ads-l] Sentence-final though / tho / doe

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 17 00:12:09 UTC 2014

On Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 3:49 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> That usage sounds very ordinary to me, if also very colloquial.  I can't
> say when I adopted it, but certainly it 's been some decades.

IMO, you are correct, sir. The passage of time, though.


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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