[Ads-l] Mrs. Malaprop writing news stories again...

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 9 16:21:53 UTC 2015


Omnidextrous?

DanG

On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 12:16 PM, George Thompson <george.thompson at nyu.edu>
wrote:

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> Are we sure that he's not an ambiguous pitcher?
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> Or an amphibologous pitcher?
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> How about ambitious?
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> GAT
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> On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 12:28 AM, Dave Hause <dwhause at cablemo.net> wrote:
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> > Not to mention that he pitches with both arms - I thought they could only
> > throw one ball at a time.
> > Dave Hause
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> > Subject: Mrs. Malaprop writing news stories again...
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> > The "amphibious pitcher" strikes again?
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> http://us.newscodex.com/newspaper-celebrates-mlbs-first-amphibious-pitcher-3f3290011d4c4f1da7c813255ca67f51
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> http://dailyreadlist.com/article/newspaper-celebrates-mlbs-first-amphibious-pitche-67
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