[Ads-l] "unforced error"

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 1 15:10:59 EDT 2016


Likely originated in tennis.

VS-)

On Fri, Jul 1, 2016, 10:46 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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> A currently popular punditism for "blunder."
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