[Ads-l] "uterus" an indecorous word? ("slut" in the news)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 28 15:59:25 EDT 2018


> nothing is worse than "blowhard" and "moist."

[shudder!] (frisson of horror and disgust)

On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 9:43 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Just remember: nothing is worse than "blowhard" and "moist."
>
> JL
>
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 2:30 AM Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > WB:  Sounds like the ol' Hail Mary pass.
> >
> > Nailed it!
> >
> > On Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 12:03 AM W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > WG:  << "Blessed is the fruit of thy womb: Jesus." >>
> > > WB:  Sounds like the ol' Hail Mary pass. What passed as unorthodox was
> my
> > > juvenile re-interpretation:
> > > << Bless├Ęd is the Fruit of the Loom Jesus. >> (Discovering the image of
> > Our
> > > Lord in one's underwear? Jeezus!)
> > >
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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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-- 
-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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