escape goat

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Nov 11 16:37:28 UTC 2012

At 11/5/2012 06:33 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

>On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 4:20 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
> >
> > Better to be the blamed, punished [e]scape goat than the
> blameless but execution-style executed (albeit with knife rather
> > than gun) sacrifice goat.  Unless one gets to enjoy 72 virgin does.

>Dialect clash: "nannies" and not "does."

If I were given the choice of 72 virgin nannies vs. 72 virgin does, I
know which I'd pick.


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