[Ads-l] The President conversates:

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 12 21:01:10 EST 2017


A check stub cautions me that the document will be "the only confirm" that
I receive.

JL

On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 8:49 PM, Margaret Winters <mewinters at wayne.edu>
wrote:

> As a noun, 'ask'  is common in fund-raising/development circles - the
> request for a donation.
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> MARGARET E WINTERS
> Professor Emerita
> French and Linguistics
> Wayne State University
> Detroit, MI  48202
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> mewinters at wayne.edu
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> ________________________________
> From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of
> Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:23 PM
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: The President conversates:
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> "I do have one final _ask_ of you as your President..."
>
> That's right up there with
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> "5 blogs worth your _follow_."
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>
> As a Canadian buddy says, "What the hell, eh?"
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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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