[Ads-l] "Deez Nuts"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 22 03:38:39 UTC 2015

On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 7:45 PM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com> wrote:

> the joke

That "these nuts" is now the punch-line that occurs in asininities referred
to - for reasons that are unclear - as "jokes" - is a sad commentary on the
on-going degradation of the English tongue. :-(

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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