[Ads-l] stray maverick notes

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 1 03:35:28 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 10:05 AM, Stephen Goranson <goranson at duke.edu>

> mauvrik

Corresponds to the usual BE pronunciation of the surname of the Maverick
brothers, Brett and Bart, back in the day. Surely, a mere coincidence!
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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