[Ads-l] "Bridget Jones is a UK size 10 in 'Bridget Jones's Baby'...

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 6 20:40:47 UTC 2016

(that's a size 8 _for we_ U.S. gals)."

Will no one rid me of this annoying structure? Probably not. Kids were
doing this kind of thing when I was in grade school, in the '40's. The
wonder is, after all these years, no one has decided to prescribe it.

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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