[Ads-l] Kevin Hart speaks:

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 23 09:28:25 EDT 2017


ISTR that HDAS has a couple of early exx. of "haul-assing/-ed."

I'd never use it, of course.

JL



On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:46 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> “I was haul-assing out of there!”
>
> Sigh! Once upon a time, one would have said,
>
> “I was hauling ass out of there.”
>
> Oh, well. At least as far back as ca.1960, GI’s were already no longer
> “grabbing ass.” They were “grab-assing,” instead.
>
> --
> -Wilson
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> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> -Mark Twain
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