[Ads-l] X snob shift

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 26 21:55:52 UTC 2015


I'm a hyphenatin' fool, Wilson, but you may have surmised that.

JL

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 5:51 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 2:52 AM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at ix.netcom.com>
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> > X snob shift
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> It's too bad for me that others no longer see any utility in the hyphen.
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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.
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