[Ads-l] "for" = of

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 25 19:06:20 EDT 2017

On Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 6:49 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> the remake *for* _Forbidden Planet_

I’d buy

the remake *to* _Forbidden Planet_.

But it really should be

the remake of _Forbidden Planet_,

when you’re not jawing with the boyz in the 'hood,

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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