[Ads-l] "been" deletion

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 18 06:27:55 UTC 2015

On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 7:01 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> It was never observed.

At first.I thought the problem was that this sentence should be:

"It has never been observed."

I regret the error. :-(

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.
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