Heard on "Judge Mathis":

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 20 23:18:03 UTC 2013

On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 5:59 PM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Like "cookin' with gas."

But "cook gas" isn't parallel to "smoke cigarettes/weed." Unless I'm
missing the point. BTW, it's given rise to a minor meme, e.g.


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 - http://www.americandialect.org

More information about the Ads-l mailing list