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

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 4 00:07:17 EST 2017


I hoped to find the Terry-Thomas movie version of Stephen Potter’s book on
YouTube, but I was one down.

On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 7:29 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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> >
>
>
>
> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
>
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-- 
-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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