[Ads-l] Heard on a TV cooking realityshow:

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 24 03:02:29 UTC 2015

On Sun, Mar 22, 2015 at 8:48 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> "Nub"?  Tell me more!

Sadly, there's not much more to tell. My WAG is that the basis for this is
the fact that, contrasted to an arm with an open hand, an arm with a closed
fist appears to end in a nub.

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

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