annual list of words to be proscribed

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Dec 31 21:56:59 UTC 2012

On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 4:21 PM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
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> Subject:      annual list of words to be proscribed
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> And why the hell not?  We've got too many words already:
> I would add all pronouns to the list. Make people use the brains God gave
> 'em.
> JL
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Why hasn't "job-doer" been created to counterbalance the
entirely-facetious "job-creator"?

Well, as someone has noted,

"At the end of the day, it is what it is."

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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