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

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 1 03:20:12 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 10:59 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole <
adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:

> Not sure why the phrase is classified as an idiom; perhaps the degree
> of exaggeration and distortion is relevant.

Well, Garson, I am drafting, in response to that suggestion, a reply in
depth which, upon its completion in the very near future, I fully intend to
post to this listserv. But...


Don't lose any sleep over it. ;-)

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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