[Ads-l] _albeit_

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 3 14:25:27 UTC 2015


I used to say "al be it" too.

Didn't everybody?

JL

On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 3:01 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
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> > On Dec 2, 2015, at 2:54 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> > Just heard Cuddy on House pronounce that as
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> > "Al be it"
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> You mean it's not "all-bite"?
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> (No wonder Cuddy + House didn't last.)
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