[Ads-l] Heard: "allege" > _allegate_

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 3 19:29:42 EST 2017


If I don't do it, who will?

Heh.

JL

On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 6:00 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 1:29 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > HDAS includes "allegator"
> > (pun on "alligator") from the 19th C.
> >
>
> Yeah. You always have to go one up [not in HDAS? Then, I’m one up, too!],
> don’t you? <har! har!>
>
>
> --
> -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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