[Ads-l] Facebook, again

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 15 22:39:48 UTC 2015


Posted by a white St. Louisan:

"Now they _won't_ to close the National Civil war Museum in Harrisburg PA."

"Want" and "won't" falling together as [woUnt] in the speech of a non-black
resident of The Lou, especially one of about my age who went to O'Fallon
Technical High School, a newly-built "white school," back in the day, is
unusual.

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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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