_Canvass_ > "examine, pore over, search"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Apr 14 22:14:19 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 5:04 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> a standard definition. What is your issue?

What dictionary are you using?

My issue is that "canvassing a desert for a dead body" makes no sense to me.

If it makes sense to you, then good on you. What can I tell you? Nobody
agrees with anybody about everything. "Different strokes... "
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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