[Ads-l] UKer

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 12 20:47:44 UTC 2015

On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 1:16 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
> wrote:

> Or as "Uecker," because they're such cards?

Good job, Larry! Outstanding! Wonderful! Beautiful, actually!

For those over whose head this dynamite example of punning has gone:

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

Got it?
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