[Ads-l] "insane" as a compliment

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jul 17 11:17:40 EDT 2018


Possibly because his lyrics are "swingin' like insane," to quote a
catch-phrase of a StL DJ, back in the '50's. Remember "Crazy, Man, Crazy,"
by Bill Haley & the Comets?

On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:04 AM Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at uga.edu> wrote:

> A voice on NPR just burbled (lauditorily) that a particular individual "is
> an insane lyricist!"
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> --Charlie
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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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