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James Landau 00000c13e57d49b8-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Wed Sep 1 09:11:59 EDT 2021

On  Tue, 31 Aug 2021 12:32:16 Zone - -0400 the peripatetic Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> posted
>accompanying a photo of a pair of second-hand tennis shoes offered for sale:
>>Shouldn't that read:

No, shoes are only "whorn" after they have been put to use by a streetwhalker.
More seriously, I wonder whether the poster of the ad distinguishes "w" from "hw", i.e. /w/ from /hw/ 
James Landau
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