[Ads-l] shleprock

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Jul 19 18:54:58 UTC 2015

> On Jul 19, 2015, at 2:48 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> Vox personae  at
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__sharylattkisson.com_fact-2Dcheck-2Dthe-2Dwashington-2Dpost-2Don-2Ddonald-2Dtrump-2Dand-2Djohn-2Dmccain_&d=AwIBaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=wFp3X4Mu39hB2bf13gtz0ZpW1TsSxPIWYiZRsMFFaLQ&m=KBwAU1PKmonkUWT1odTbIv6e1cTysMsOf_pXZLvTaVY&s=mT9yS3Es_8To55zKYaDrDRynyP09Uh9BVplPjUQDtTc&e= 
> "hero is an overused term, mccain should never have been in air combat, see
> the link, he was a schleprock


schleprock. To carry heavy burdens. One who is said to unlucky or extreamly unfortunate. Also formerly a character on the popular cartoon "The Flintstones."

Who knew?


> as a pilot."
> JL
> -- 
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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