"The [attempted] coupe [against Apple] is over."

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu May 4 13:16:44 UTC 2006


Yes, but I think it was only my grandparents that I heard say it.

  JL

Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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Subject: "The [attempted] coupe [against Apple] is over."
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Is anyone else old enough to remember when
"coup=E9" / "coupe" was still pronounced "coo-pay"
and no one confused it with "coup" in spelling?

-Wilson

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