[Ads-l] Heard on F.B.I. Files: "Schuylkill [skool.kill] County, in a mountainous region...

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 2 10:20:16 EDT 2017


I humbly apologize and beg your magnanimous pardon. Disputes on "correct"
pronunciation are, of course, all too common in common discourse, but
we'uns 'round this lis' know better'n that, an' I know full well, Wilson,
that that includes your honorable self.

[maːk] in Boston, [mɑɹk] for myself

On May 31, 2017 10:08 PM, "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 9:06 PM, Mark Mandel <thnidu at gmail.com> wrote:

> But why *should* they feel shame?
>

I did but jest. Was that not clear from the asininity of the comment?
Surely, you didn't think, "Wilson is a total putz!" I hope. 🤡
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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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