[Ads-l] Horticulture pun ascribed to Dorothy Parker (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Mon Nov 23 21:35:00 UTC 2015


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>. You found evidence of the pun's existence in citations that do not contain any version of the pun. I queried for just
> "horticulture" and "Dorothy Parker" without the pun but did not succeed.

It's odd that you didn't find the quotes, because that is exactly the search string 
I used that yielded the results.

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