[Ads-l] healthier, n. (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Tue Aug 11 20:26:21 UTC 2015


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23 Nov 1849 Bel Air MD _Harford Gazette and General Advertiser_ p 1 col 5 (genealogybank)
" 'Beauty is but skin deep,' as the gal said, 'but ugly goes to the bone.' "

1 Jun 1858 Richland Center WI _Richland County Observer_ p 1 col 2 (newspapers.com)

"Beauty is only skin deep, but ugliness goes to the bone."



> Fabulous, Wilson.
> 
> Another ex. of a trend in usage that begins imperceptibly, then suddenly
> seems brand-new  a century later.
> 
> JL
> 
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 7:22 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Poster:       Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> > Subject:      Re: healthier, n.
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> > On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 6:41 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > "Beauty is only skin-deep, but ugly is to the bone."
> >
> >
> > The Railroad Trainman - Volume 10 - Page 39
> > https://books.google.com/books?id=lU0qAQAAIAAJ
> > 1893
> > We all know it's said, "beauty is only skin deep, but ugly is to the bone."
> >
> > --
> > -Wilson
> > -----
> > 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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