[Ads-l] Bad language of the 1890s

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Jun 18 18:40:40 UTC 2015


> On Jun 18, 2015, at 1:19 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> John, that came through once again as a garble.
> 
> JL

Well, that looks like bad language to me.

LH

> 
> 2015-06-18 10:46 GMT-04:00 Baker, John <JBAKER at stradley.com>:
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>> Poster:       "Baker, John" <JBAKER at STRADLEY.COM>
>> Subject:      Re: Bad language of the 1890s
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