[Ads-l] "Boston Strong"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 15 19:38:44 EDT 2017


On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 6:39 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 11:50 AM, Ben Zimmer <
> bgzimmer at babel.ling.upenn.edu>
> wrote:
>
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> > Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> > Poster:       Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU>
> > Subject:      Re: "Boston Strong"
> > ------------------------------------------------------------
>
> > That _harks back_ to the "Built Ford Tough" slogan for Ford Trucks,
>

It's gratifying to see "harks back" instead of "_harkens_ back," for a
change! 👍🏾

-- 
-Wilson
-----
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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