[Ads-l] Heard: "I can horseback-ride."

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 6 22:16:01 UTC 2015


Except these guys are dead serious.

JL

On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 5:54 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 10:27 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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> > Normal by today's standards.
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> The sad truth. It's "sneaked" losing out to the formerly-jocular "snuck,"
> all over again.
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