[Ads-l] An impressive act …

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 5 03:02:22 EST 2017

On Sat, Mar 4, 2017 at 12:28 AM, Dave Hause <dwhause at cablemo.net> wrote:

> the occasional

Does anyone else remember that, back in the day, Americans said "_an_
occasional" and "the occasional" was just a weird Briticism?

What was that title? Oh, yes. "The Lady Goes Missing."
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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