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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 10 04:09:37 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 10:11 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>

> I remember that "vee" story but I have to (sheepishly) admit that I'd =
> forgotten it was from M. Pei, a.k.a., in my undergraduate days, he whose =
> name must not be spoken (before it was almost entirely forgotten). =20

O, thou of short memory!

Alas, poor Mario -  the Rodney Dangerfield of linguistics - I read him
well. But everybody always puts him down. Down, down.

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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