[Ads-l] "GOP lurches _FARTHER_ to the right!"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 30 18:11:55 EDT 2017


It’s not very often that you see or hear _farther_ used where it should be
used, anymore. It’s almost as though _farther_, like _lie, lay, lain_, has
been erased from the language. I’m not much concerned with the politics
behind that sentence.

On Sat, Sep 30, 2017 at 1:24 AM Dave Hause <dwhause at cablemo.net> wrote:

> Maybe it only SEEMS that way because the Dems are lurching further to the
> left.
> Dave Hause
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wilson Gray
> Sent: Friday, September 29, 2017 8:25 PM
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: "GOP lurches _FARTHER_ to the right!"
>
> Shouldn’t that read:
>
> ''GOP lurches _further_ to the right!''? 🤡
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