[Ads-l] "said no X ever"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 26 21:00:17 EDT 2017

On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 4:36 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> I don't believe I've ever heard it without the emphatic "ever."

I have the same feeling, FWIW. Maybe I've simply never noticed it without
the "ever."


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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