[Ads-l] _Forest razor_ : "woodman's axe"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri May 22 05:08:01 UTC 2015

I says to him, "I pray thee
Cease, desist, and stop
"Lay down that _forest razor_, man.
 Chop not a single chop"

Woodman, Woodman, Spare That Tree!
- by Irving Berlin & Vincent Bryan,
  copyright June 27, 1911

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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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