Horse v. mule

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Wed Nov 30 01:28:18 UTC 2005

'Cause you didn't use the words NEW in your post !


Benjamin Zimmer <bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU> wrote:
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Subject: Re: Horse v. mule

Quoting Jonathan Lighter :

> Though a reviewer of the first edition doubted whether the source recordings
> were always sufficiently audible for every word to be distinguished, Taft's
> work stands alone and remains extremely valuable.
> Thanks for bringing this new version to our attention, George.

Hmm, no one seemed to think much of it when I mentioned it back in August!


--Ben Zimmer

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