Idiolect or more widespread?

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Tue May 30 20:45:01 UTC 2006

On May 30, 2006, at 12:02 PM, Larry Horn wrote:

> ... somehow, this reminds me of the Groucho Marx aperçu:
> "Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.  Inside of a dog,
> it's too dark to read."

oh dear.  the staff at the SHC had to strap my hands down to prevent
me from quoting this in my last posting.

arnold, free at last

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