[Ads-l] A narrator speaks:

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Dec 19 21:25:01 EST 2016

On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 8:10 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>

> Better than “the couple’s wife”

True, even though that's still a possible interpretation. In fact, it's
probably the first interpretation - that there exists a set of two people
and that set has a wife - that comes to mind.

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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