that costly "missing g"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 23 01:45:58 UTC 2012

On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 8:05 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at> wrote:
> Six Swans A-Swimming

Not to mention

"A frog he would _a-wooing_ go"

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

The American Dialect Society -

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