[Ads-l] "VERB at straws"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 21 18:09:00 EDT 2016

Though Robin  may _grasp after_ straws and Joel may _reach at_ straws, I
prefer to _grasp at_ straws.

Are there other prefs?

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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