[Ads-l] It's just plain annoying! (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Tue May 12 15:52:40 UTC 2015


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Wilson has just dropped knowledge on us.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On
> Behalf Of Wilson Gray
> Sent: Monday, May 11, 2015 5:41 PM
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: It's just plain annoying!
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> Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Poster:       Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject:      It's just plain annoying!
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> "AnchorFree is dropping anchors and setting sail with a VPN give-away!"
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> Even the most-unknowledgeable land-lubber ought to be able to realize
> that dropping anchor and setting sail are contradictory actions!
> 
> Or not. "Dropping" anchors clearly means getting *rid* of them, right?
> You know. Like "dropping" a played-out lover. It's obvious.
> 
> Or maybe the point is that AnchorFree is getting out of the field of
> heavy industry and getting into technology.
> --
> -Wilson
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> 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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