[Ads-l] _albeit_

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 4 00:18:47 UTC 2015


No. Because, unlike "albeit," it was a word in daily use.

JL

On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 4:58 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 9:25 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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> > I used to say "al be it" too.
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> > Didn't everybody?
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> Did you also use "al-though"? :-)
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