to suss (Was Re: dwarves etc.)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Mar 7 20:41:27 UTC 2001

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Laurence Horn wrote:

> Let that old Mr. Fuddy-Duddy, Jesse's foil on last night's 60 Minutes
> II show, put that in his craw and smoke it.  American slang ruining
> the grand old mother (country) tongue indeed.

I thought that guy was incredible.  You couldn't have invented someone
like that.  Jesse, do you know how 60 Minutes came up with him?


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