[Ads-l] _series_ > "serious"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 30 18:23:19 EST 2016

>From YouTube:

"Depending on circumstances in your life when young your life can go the
wrong way with one bad decision. It's all about circumstance and any
_serious_ of choices that can change your life good or bad!"

IIRC, back in the '40's, the cartoonist Jimmy Hatlo, among other writers,
used to have his characters speak of "the World _Serious_." I thought that
it was just a joke and not something that anybody actually said/wrote.

Of course, in the cite sentence, _serious_ could be just an accidental


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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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