[Ads-l] Beyond "So" and "Look"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 16 15:18:55 EST 2017


В саду ягода малинка, малинка моя!

On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 10:34 AM, Yagoda, Ben <byagoda at udel.edu> wrote:

> I’m such an obsessive NPR listener that I’ve compiled a running list of
> their hosts’ and reporters’ favorite particles. Cokie Roberts is partial to
> “Look,” Linda Wertheimer to “Now,” David Greene to “Awwrright,” Terry Gross
> to “Anyways,” and Steve Inskeep to Oh!” He deploys it when elucidating
> guests’ responses.
>
> Interviewee: “The tax plan will do away with the death tax.”
> Inskeep: “Oh! You mean the tax on estates of over $5 million.”
>
> Ben
>
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-Wilson
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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.
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