[Ads-l] Long-haul trucker's lexicon + a surprise

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 2 17:22:35 EDT 2017


> it is the work of a moment to locate the quote.

Not so. That's *exactly* how long I spent, and I couldn't find it.

JL

On Fri, Jun 2, 2017 at 12:18 PM, paul johnson <paulzjoh at mtnhome.com> wrote:

> ARE YOU TRYING TO PUT A DIFFERENT SLANT ON THE CONVERSATION?
>
>
> On 6/2/2017 10:46 AM, Wilson Gray wrote:
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>> On Thu, Jun 1, 2017 at 9:22 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
>> wrote:
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>> reads both Chinese and Jane Austen.
>>>
>>
>> Who was "Chinese Austin"?
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