[Ads-l] so few of a words

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 4 19:55:17 UTC 2015


No no.  "So less of a word" but "so few of a words".

LH


On Jan 4, 2015, at 2:39 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> Shouldn't that be,
> 
> "so _less_ of a words"?
> 
> On Sun, Jan 4, 2015 at 11:16 AM, Arnold Zwicky <zwicky at stanford.edu> wrote:
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>> on my blog:
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> -- 
> -Wilson
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> 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.
> -Mark Twain
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