Do American dialects include American music?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 2 03:15:24 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jan 1, 2013 at 9:12 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at> wrote:
> don't forget George Gershwin!

Would that I could! Was he really such a pussy that he would name a
character "Sporting Life" and claim the he's a "gambler," even though
his name screams "PIMP!"?
Well, even today, it's impossible to speak or write the truth.
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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