[Ads-l] Modern Proverb: Sometimes you eat the bear, and sometimes the bear eats you

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Nov 12 08:42:28 EST 2016


> On Nov 12, 2016, at 4:59 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> ​<<
> Just one shot to my boyfriend's knee cap was all it took…….the bear got him
> and I was able to escape by just walking away at a brisk pace
> ​.​
> ​ >>

An illustration of "nonlinear thinking", apparently. Although I imagine the grizzly was pretty linear.  

LH
> 
> Whence the origin of the handicap.
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