[Ads-l] Heard: “rose-scented glasses”

Margaret Winters mewinters at WAYNE.EDU
Fri Sep 15 10:26:14 EDT 2017


It's a lovely thought.  Do you think there will be lily of the valley scented glasses soon too?


Margaret


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MARGARET E WINTERS
Former Provost
Professor Emerita - French and Linguistics
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI  48202

mewinters at wayne.edu



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Presumably from a mishearing of "rose-tinted".

Mark


On Sep 14, 2017 3:02 PM, "Wilson Gray" wrote:

Spoken by the sixteen-year-old, sixth-grade-dropout daughter of
middle-class parents guesting on Dr. Phil, as she berated her mother for
being divorced from the harsh realities of teen-age life, noting that she
was not “just some rich white girl,” but, rather, someone who had suffered
the slings and arrows of outrageous hanging out at the skate-park.

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