[Ads-l] AKA

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 22 10:48:15 EST 2016


Urban Dictionary would disagree with you.

DanG

On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 10:43 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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
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