[Ads-l] "said no X ever"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 27 14:30:27 EDT 2017

On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 4:48 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> In my experience, moreover, the "ever" often gets emphatic stress.

In mine, too.

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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