[Ads-l] an early "high fluting" (1838)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jul 18 19:19:37 UTC 2015

On Sat, Jul 18, 2015 at 8:53 AM, Stephen Goranson <goranson at duke.edu> wrote:

> about Polly and me

Shouldn't that be, "about Polly and I"? :-(

On a serious tip, is there any reason to assume that "fluting" is the
original form, as well as the oldest? Or are there still not enough data
for anyone to make an assertion?

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.
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