Heard on the tube

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 24 23:05:35 UTC 2014

On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 5:40 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>

> Three g-hits for "If you eat lightning you'll crap thunder", sort of the
> celestial version of lying down with dogs and waking up with fleas.

Therefore, in fact, not at *all* reminiscent of the old BE catchphrase.
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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