[Ads-l] QOTY, incl. "clean," n.

Andy Bach afbach at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 28 21:26:25 EST 2018


On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 8:11 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Mine always tells me when I'm full of crap. No one else can!


And rightly so. Well, taken literally.



> JL
>
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 8:15 PM Mark Mandel <mark.a.mandel at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Mine is on the verge of turning over.
> >
> > Mark Mandel
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 28, 2018, 10:25 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Leading statesman, in WaPo:
> > >
> > > “You look at our air and our water and it’s right now at a record
> clean.
> > > ...
> > > and when you’re talking about an atmosphere, oceans are very small."
> > >
> > > Furthermore,
> > >
> > > "I have a gut, and my gut tells me more sometimes than anybody else’s
> > > brain can ever tell me.”
> > >
> > > JL
> > >
> > > --
> > > "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> > truth."
> > >
> > >
> >
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> >
>
>
> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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