[Ads-l] intrusive "of" intrudes further

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 7 19:42:31 UTC 2015


On Sat, Nov 7, 2015 at 12:46 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> And let's not overlook "hack it."


And let's not overlook "get it."

That is, the one in "That won't get it," as opposed to the one in "I don't
get it."
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-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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