[Ads-l] indulgent = 'self-indulgent'

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 12 19:04:33 UTC 2015

On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 10:05 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>

> I'm still more used to seeing "self-indulgent" for this meaning

Isn't that beside Jon's point: that he has found a literary coelacanth?

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come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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