[Ads-l] An early "is is."

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 28 07:56:09 EDT 2017


Even Old New York was once New Amsterdam.

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JL

On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:02 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> Islamic State is ISIS or ISIL. But, ICE is neither ISIS nor ISIL.  Why they
> changed, I can't say: people just like it better that way. Why does Da'esh
> get the works? That's nobody's business but the Turks'.
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