[Ads-l] the gig

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 8 04:59:51 EDT 2016

On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 5:05 PM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com> wrote:

> "the jig is up" or its eggcornified variant, "the gig is up."

Or its PC'ed version.


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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