[Ads-l] UKer (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Wed Aug 12 21:43:57 UTC 2015


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In addition, Uecker is himself is a character, a funny person -- that is, a "card".

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> On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 1:16 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
> > wrote:
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> > Or as "Uecker," because they're such cards?
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> Good job, Larry! Outstanding! Wonderful! Beautiful, actually!
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> For those over whose head this dynamite example of punning has gone:
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> Bob Uecker, who pronounces his name as "euchre," the same as the name of a game of _cards_, was once a catcher for the St. Louis
> Cardinals, a.k.a. the "_Cards_."
> 
> Got it?
> --
> -Wilson
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> -Mark Twain
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