[Ads-l] "Curtain-measuring" - confidence of ousting an incumbent office-holder

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Nov 1 20:26:31 EDT 2018


I thought the relevant folk-motif was chicken-counting.

> On Nov 1, 2018, at 7:34 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> Aarne-Thompson-Uther type 1430 "Air Castles".  (A.k.a. canceling the
> fireworks barge.)
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