[Ads-l] "bonds out of jail"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 2 06:46:59 EDT 2016


> hearing Hot Pockets as "High Pockets"

Heh. My diphthongal "I" keeps me safe from this one.

JL

On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 10:12 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 10:47 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
> wrote:
>
> > I wonder how long it would take me to stop reading it as "bounds out of
> > jail"...
> >
>
> Perhaps as long as it's going to take me to stop hearing Hot Pockets as
> "High Pockets," in the TV commercial.
>
>
> --
> -Wilson
> -----
> 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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