[Ads-l] "VERB at straws"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 21 21:46:02 EDT 2016

On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 7:50 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>

> clutch at straws

I've done that myself, upon occasion.

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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