[Ads-l] No = 'yes; truly'

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jun 14 13:52:33 EDT 2021


Maybe a typo for “Nu”.

> On Jun 14, 2021, at 11:16 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> Quora.com:
> 
> Q: Do you agree with Lenin in his writing of "The State and Revolution"
> (1917) that explicitly discusses the practical implementation of
> "dictatorship of the proletariat" (true Socialism) through means of violent
> revolution?
> 
> A: No I do it’s the only way to ensure that the revolution can continue.
> After a revolution people who support the bourgeoisie might try to regain
> power."
> 
> JL
> 
> On Mon, May 10, 2021 at 9:24 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Stephanopoulos: Is he right?
>> 
>> Fauci: No, I think so.
>> 
>> JL
>> 
>> On Wed, Mar 17, 2021 at 7:50 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> JOHN BERMAN, CNN:  So what do you think, Doc/
>>> 
>>> DR. PAUL OFFIT:  No. I think it's right on.
>>> 
>>> JL
>>> 
>>> On Wed, Mar 17, 2021 at 7:47 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 2:17 PM Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Is he saying "aeroplane" and not "airplane," in 1959?!
>>>>> 
>>>>> Did anybody else catch the reference to the Clyde Beatty Circus? That
>>>>> also
>>>>> surprised me. That was the circus that came to town in Marshall, Texas -
>>>>> where _aeroplane_ was pronounced "arra-plan" - when I was but a tad. The
>>>>> circus train passed within a half-block of the family manse and its
>>>>> passage
>>>>> was a major cultural event in the colored part of town.
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 8:17 AM, Jonathan Lighter <
>>>>> wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Am starting to feel from the depths of memory that this use of "No!"
>>>>> has
>>>>>> long been common among standup comedians, though I can't prove it
>>>>> with exx.
>>>>>> and don't know why it should be so.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Well, here's one example:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> INSULT COMIC:  I'd love to beat Oprah. I know her *weakness.*
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> AUDIENCE:  [Cheers].
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> COMIC:  No, no. I know her weakness.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> JL
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> JL
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 2:31 PM, Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> And Taylor.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Jim Parish
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On 3/5/2018 1:03 PM, W Brewer wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Seems like FDR turned out to be president-for-life. Oh, yeah,
>>>>> Lincoln,
>>>>>>>> too;
>>>>>>>> Garfield, McKinley, JFK; Harrison & Harding.
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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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>>>> 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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>> "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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