[Ads-l] Not something to lose sleep over, but...

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 1 00:29:25 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 5:32 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole <
adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:

> Some references list "to lose sleep over" as an idiom.

Why? Because the phrase is not interpretable as having its literal meaning
in the examples supplied?

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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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