[Ads-l] Just a sentence in BE

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue Sep 22 01:13:02 UTC 2015


I think I hear this a lot l, regardless of dialect. BB

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> Il giorno 21 set 2015, alle ore 18:04, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> ha scritto:
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> Facebook:
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> "A young lady that I dated years ago her uncle was a member of the
> [all-black] 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, the Triple Nickles"
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> as opposed to the expected
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> "The uncle of a young lady that I dated years ago (he) was..."
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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.
> -Mark Twain
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