[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?


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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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