[Ads-l] Restricted access to "Stars and Stripes" and "The buck stops here"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Feb 12 00:47:33 UTC 2015


And the Marilyn Monroe movie (or the William Inge play it was based on)would not have been as successful if it had been called "The Bus Stops Here".

LH

On Feb 11, 2015, at 6:34 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:

> That's also what they said/ say in NYC.
> 
> JL
> 
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 6:32 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Subject:      Re: Restricted access to "Stars and Stripes" and "The buck
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>> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 2:46 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
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>>> "The bus stops here"
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>> Are there any such signs?
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>> In St. Louis, they read, "Bus Stop | No Parking Here [in order] To Corner."
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