[Ads-l] obscenely = 'extraordinarily'

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Fri Nov 6 17:00:23 UTC 2015


I'm more concerned about whether the cakes too have disappeared, rather than just the headline.

Joel
      From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
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Oops. It's

"23 Obscenely Beautiful Winter Wedding Cakes."

JL

On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 10:38 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> Yahoo! News carried the following headline about five minutes ago:
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> "12 Obscenely Beautiful Wedding Cakes."
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> Now it's gone.
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> Why?
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> JL
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