[Ads-l] Of age (P.S.)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 8 15:34:39 EST 2017

On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 2:59 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>

> the traditional euphemism “of a certain age”

Isn't the traditional euphemism "a _woman_ of a certain age"?

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.
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