[Ads-l] "... and _your's_ alone"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 1 19:32:52 UTC 2015


{Your's} was a big fave of my freshmen in the '70s and later.

Along with the previously discussed {ya'll} (and sometimes {ya'll's}).

JL

On Sun, Nov 1, 2015 at 2:27 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> From an ad for a privacy app.
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