[Ads-l] TV-movie dialogue

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun May 6 15:39:45 EDT 2018


A Jerry Cohenian syntactic blend if there ever were oneā€¦

LH

> On May 6, 2018, at 2:44 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> "Since her daughter brought her here [to the asylum], we haven't been able
> to get a word _out_ of her _edgewise_."
> 
> ("Malicious," 1995)
> 
> Well, if the magnetic field of the earth can change its polarization...
> 
> -- 
> -Wilson
> -----
> 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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