[Ads-l] No = 'yes; truly'

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 4 23:56:29 UTC 2016

On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 12:18 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> On Sun, May 1, 2016 at 9:03 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Is this a variant?
> >
> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5GSq4Hea6E

So, it's *not* a variant. The Magic version is commonplace among the
colored. Yeah, naw.

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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