A calque?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Apr 30 03:43:01 UTC 2010

_Danke im voraus_ < "Thanks in advance"?

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"––a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
–Mark Twain

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