grow = 'to nurture'

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 2 21:22:19 UTC 2012

On Sun, Dec 2, 2012 at 4:17 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> "Only six years ago, both brothers were holding down jobs and
> growing their families."

And, under the grow-lamps, their families were growing like weed.

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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