[Ads-l] Facebookery: "Sally refuses to be _gaslit_."

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 15 16:34:38 EST 2017


On Sun, Jan 15, 2017 at 10:47 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> Wouldn't the word "gaslit" be familiar


To whom? How can anyone tell? I *prefer* "gaslighted," but I don't feel
that "gaslit" is "wrong," in any sense. The difference is akin to that
between "ee-conomic" and "eh-conomic" or "ee-ther" and "eye-ther" or
"thrive, throve, thriven" and "thrive, thrived, thrived," IMO.

"You pays your money, and you takes your choice."

"Different strokes for different folks."

Youneverknow.
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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.
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