[Ads-l] "Draw Dropping"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 6 12:22:36 UTC 2015


I must have been ten years old before I realized that the word was
"drawers" and not "draws."

And definitely not "jaws."

JL

On Fri, Oct 2, 2015 at 7:20 PM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:

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> Equally out there to "drawers dropping"?
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> Joel
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>       From: Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM>
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> Seen in a real estate ad. Brings new meaning to "open house"...
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> DanG
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