[Ads-l] antedating "close but no cigar"

sclements at NEO.RR.COM sclements at NEO.RR.COM
Tue Aug 25 23:16:47 UTC 2015


I saw what you did there.

Sam Clem
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---- Peter Morris <peter_morris_1 at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK> wrote: 
> Okay, thanks for the reply. Thought I had a new cite there, but apparently not.  I wonder if there's a phrase to describe that feeling.

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