[Ads-l] healthier, n.

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Sun May 10 00:20:50 UTC 2015


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On May 9, 2015 5:32 PM, "Laurence Horn" <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:

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> > On May 9, 2015, at 5:28 PM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
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> >  From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
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> > The relative novelty is the ready use of adjectival forms objectively =
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> > well as subjectively.
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> > Cf.
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> > *The road to bigger is paved with good intentions.
> > I suggest that the construction would attract little notice today, =
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> > of the pedantic classes.
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> > Where can I go to take one?  I want to be a better.
> > JSB
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> Well, if you can become a bigger, that will on some accounts =
> automatically make you a better. =20
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