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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu May 12 02:10:00 EDT 2016


Spelling used by a black North Carolinian. I wouldn't be at all surprised
to discover that this spelling was based on the writer's own
hyper-corrected pronunciation. I can recall the days when the old Brooklyn
Dordgers used to visit StL to play the Cardinals.

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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