Who are you and what have you done with...

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Tue Sep 25 22:18:45 UTC 2007

On Sep 25, 2007, at 2:28 PM, John Baker wrote:

>         It's got to be older than this.  I can remember using it in
> the
> 1980s.
>         For a nonhumorous use, the Miami Herald (via Westlaw) has from
> 1/1/1985:  "Through my last seven or eight telephone numbers I've been
> periodically called by the same screeching woman who keeps asking for
> somebody named Francisco. She grows increasingly accusatory. "Who are
> you?" she snarls. "What have you done with Francisco?""

this one strikes me as just literal, two questions addressed to
someone who obviously isn't Francisco.


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