[Ads-l] Heard trivia: _there_ vs. _it_

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 8 15:26:38 EDT 2016


White color-man for WOLF/FOX-TV local sports, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania:


"_There's_ a lot of talent on this team, isn't _there_, coach?"

Black coach for Williamsport, Pennsylvania, High School:

"Yes, _it_ *is* a lot of talent on this team!"

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-Wilson
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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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