fresh off the boat

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 1 04:15:56 UTC 2010

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 6:12 PM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at> wrote:

> "FTW"

Is everyone else also familiar with _FML_? Defined in the UD, where it
dates from '05, as

"an acronym for Fuck My Life, but also the name of a popular website,
where people post their embarrassing stories"

AFAIK, every college in the country has an FML site. I've browsed
among a number of such sites, but, sadly - though I once worked there,
I have no other affiliation with the WGU - IMO, HarvardFML is the

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

Once we recognize that we do not err out of laziness, stupidity,
or evil intent, we can uncumber ourselves of the impossible burden of
trying to be permanently right. We can take seriously the proposition
that we could be in error, without necessarily deeming ourselves
idiotic or unworthy.
–Kathryn Schulz

The American Dialect Society -

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