[Ads-l] Quote: Life is a sexually transmitted terminal disease

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 30 16:27:43 EST 2017


On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 12:49 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Speaking of graffiti,


I read a biographical essay in which the author noted that, as a kid, he
interpreted the common grafitto, _FUCK YOU_ as "Fuck, you!" This caused him
to waste "much neuron" - as we say in the 'hood - wondering what _fucking_
was and what was so bad about it that people had to be being told to do it,
all the time.



-- 
-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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