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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 22 15:20:54 EDT 2017


Gentlemen, a few of our colleagues have reached their dotage, if you gnome
sane. . .

On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 3:09 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> Juan Williams on FoxNews The Five announced <dotard> to the panel as
> ['dou.tʰɒɹd] [DOE-tard], as if part of the semantic sphere of <retard>
> [REE-tard] and <Libtard> [LIB-tard].
> A later news reader said <dotard> ['dou.tʰɚd] [DOE-turd].
> Touché, Missileman, either way!
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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.
-Mark Twain

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