[Ads-l] The part of speech of it (UNCLASSIFIED)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 1 23:32:29 UTC 2015

On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 11:59 AM, Mullins, Bill CIV (US) <
william.d.mullins18.civ at mail.mil> wrote:

> Is it useful to compare to the "it girl" of the 1920s?

The "it-girl" was the "it-girl" because she *had* it and not because she
*was* it.

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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