[Ads-l] Heard: "I didn't expect him to follow me around,

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Feb 23 12:58:31 EST 2021


It’s those muttered implicitives you really have to listen out for…


> On Feb 23, 2021, at 12:07 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> Worthy of Finnegans Wake.
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> JL
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> On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 1:33 PM Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> screaming _explicitives_!"
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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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> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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