[Ads-l] Pills, excrescent <-s> in nicknames addendum (UNCLASSIFIED)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 11 04:49:21 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 12:29 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> The <Holy Ghost> has fallen from grace.

A crying shame, that. Even though I once was a member of Holy Spirit
parish, that was down home. In StL, the corresponding name is "Holy Ghost."
I also bemoan the replacement of "Holy Writ" by "Sacred Scripture."

What can you do? <sigh!>

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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