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Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton3 at VIRGINMEDIA.COM
Mon Sep 19 13:27:38 EDT 2016


Is there anywhere an etymological exploration of the strait/straight/streight
set?

My feeling is we're rocking between Scylla and a tight place here.

Robin Hamilton

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>     On 19 September 2016 at 17:33 Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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>     On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at uga.edu> wrote:
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>     > The proverbial "straight and narrow path" collapses--and reanalyzes--the
>     > biblical (King James Version) "strait gate" and "narrow path."
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>     God is straightforward only in His well-known hatred of homosexuality.
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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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