[Ads-l] an obscenity getsa new meaning

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 23 19:07:08 EST 2017

On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 1:11 AM, Dave Hause <dwhause at cablemo.net> wrote:

> The meaning was prevalent when I first joined in 1965.

I can top that. I put on the warsuit in 1959.

But, not even a consult of Gray's *Anatomy* has been of much help in
letting me see the resemblance.

I wonder what the "flying saucer" was called, before there were flying

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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