[Ads-l] "[go/went] the full nine yards" (Interdating, 1946-1951)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 18 18:01:49 UTC 2016

On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 11:23 AM, Bonnie Taylor-Blake <
b.taylorblake at gmail.com> wrote:

> a little _farther_

Bonnie, I love you! Now, I know that I am *not* the sole, remaining speaker
of the English language aware of the existence of the word, _farther_, and
how it's used.

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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