Is this a good sentence?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 29 01:21:26 UTC 2013

On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 5:42 PM, Ben Zimmer
<bgzimmer at> wrote:
> We do love _ourselves_ a bit of Ruth Jones.

That's it, then. The tribe has spoken. Well, I'm not going to "let the
door hit me in the back," given that that misconstruction now has the
imprimatur of The Man.

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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