[Ads-l] to ------ drive (fill in blank)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 9 21:37:58 UTC 2015


On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 12:28 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> To "radiator-brush propagate" would be ambiguous.
>

Well, of course. The original is ambiguous, because "with" - "in the
company of" and "by means of" - is ambiguous.
-- 
-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
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-Mark Twain

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