[Ads-l] commit

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 24 14:54:40 EST 2017

On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 10:58 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> Evidently the idea of merely "promising" or "solemnly promising" is now so
> laughable as to require a new usage.

Sad, but true.

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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