[Ads-l] Fw: Media Inquiry (Mike Pence calling his wife "Mother")

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 3 15:05:54 EST 2017

On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 12:34 PM, Cohen, Gerald Leonard <gcohen at mst.edu>

> Was this ever a common use of the word?

Yes. If one were old enough to listen to the radio and/or to read the
funnies and/or go to the movies during the '40's, then one would have a
clear memory of it.

How soon they forget!
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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