[Ads-l] "among the data"?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Feb 9 00:20:04 UTC 2015


Then I'm still in knee-pants.

But at first not even I could guess what was "wrong" with the usage.

Perhaps Joel is just young at heart.

JL

On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 2:40 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 2:12 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
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> > which I find unusual
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> I count *you* among the young, too, Larry. ;-), as I'm now uncomfortably
> close to my 80's.
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