[Ads-l] Heard: “rose-scented glasses”

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 16 05:01:40 EDT 2017


> Presumably from a mishearing of “rose-tinted".

Or, perhaps, a tip of the slung. Or maybe I just misheard it.

On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 10:13 AM, Mark Mandel <thnidu at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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