[Ads-l] Seen on the tube:

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 11 14:31:31 UTC 2016


Both forms in HDAS II.

JL

On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 2:41 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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