[Ads-l] healthier, n.

Dave Hause dwhause at CABLEMO.NET
Mon Sep 7 03:06:12 UTC 2015


And maybe it's gone all the way to Xtreme! (Pronounced zuhtreem by those who 
paid attention in school?)
Dave Hause
-----Original Message----- 
From: Jonathan Lighter
Sent: Sunday, September 6, 2015 6:10 PM
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Subject: Re: healthier, n.

Yo, G, it's the 21st Century!   Who cares extreme what, bro?

JL

On Sun, Sep 6, 2015 at 6:28 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Sun, Sep 6, 2015 at 4:13 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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> > Now in my day, that would have to have been "Masters of *the* Extreme."
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> Quite so. The other version raises - or should that be, "begs"? - the
> question,"Masters of extreme what?"
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