[Ads-l] Heard: "_She_ was the group's _de-facta_ leader."

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 23 10:13:31 UTC 2016

On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 3:14 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> <Mano a mano> 'a macho, hand-to-hand dustup'. Why not <mano a mana> 'wife
> abuse'?

That's a good question! Why not?!

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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