[Ads-l] AKA

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 22 10:43:28 EST 2016


Because nobody talks that way.

In this sentence, "in other words" is the phrase that would ordinarily be
used.

Or how about "i.e."?

Time will tell how widespread this novelty becomes.

JL

JL



On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 9:50 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> Why isn't this just "also known as Grandma's"??
>
> On Nov 22, 2016 6:40 AM, "Jonathan Lighter" <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > 'In other words.'  Xfinity commercial"
> >
> > "Entering the gates of hell, where there's no wi-fi and no shows AKA
> > Grandma's."
> >
> > JL
> >
> > --
> > "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> truth."
> >
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