Back to you and I

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 19 21:59:11 UTC 2010

Actually, yes! The first of *many*:

  Reynolds, 53, placed sandbags around the 4-foot-high oak, but water
seeped in. He used towels to sop up the excess, but that also failed.
"Between you and I and the lamppost, I don't think it's going to make
it," he said.


On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 4:45 PM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
>> Does anybody say, "Between you and *I* and the lamppost?"
> FWIW, my grandparents, with high-school diplomas from ca1905, said "between
> you and me."
> JL

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