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

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 14 14:58:48 EDT 2021


Ever the cockeyed optimist, aren't you, Larry?

JL

On Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 1:52 PM Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> 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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> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------
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> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> --
> >>>>>> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> >>>>> truth."
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------
> >>>>>> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> -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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> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> >>>> truth."
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> >>> truth."
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> truth."
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> > "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
> truth."
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------
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>
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> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
>


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