Monkey see(s), monkey do(es), 1901, 1893

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 20 22:35:51 UTC 2013

<< conjunctive, conditional>>
WB:  <<Me Tarzan, you Jane.>>  Conjunctive telegraphic ice-breaker. Very
deictic. Google translator gives Chinese <Wo3 Tai4-shan1, ni3 shi4 Jian3.>
Don't think James Wong Howe was responsible for fiddling with Edgar
**Rice** Burroughs' text.

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