[Ads-l] X snob shift

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 26 22:41:56 UTC 2015

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 5:56 PM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at ix.netcom.com>

> Where needed for clarity, I have no problem with putting them in.

Well, you've got me there, hoss. The meaning of "X-snob shift" is clearly
no more transparent than that of "X snob shift," just as, e.g. that of
"beer-snob shift" is no more transparent than that of "beer snob shift."

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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