[Ads-l] Really?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 25 00:15:28 UTC 2015


> she wants to be the only one using it.

Yeah, it always has to be about her.

JL

On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 7:51 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> "A Brooklyn-based artist posted a rare 17th-century English word on a
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> empty billboard in Forest Hills but she wants to be the only one using it."
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> Well, for her sake, I certainly hope that Obama never users this word! His
> saying it will mean that "we" can use it, too!
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