[Ads-l] redshirt (UNCLASSIFIED)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 3 21:34:09 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 4:52 PM, Mullins, Bill CIV (US) <
william.d.mullins18.civ at mail.mil> wrote:

> "Now I felt a lot like one of the red shirts in Star Trek:  nameless,
> faceless, and the first to die."

Or, as Richard Pryor put it,

"It[the plot]'s all right. The nigger gets killed."

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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