[Ads-l] _piece_ interdating; _it_ interdating; _jaw_ "cheek," pl. "face"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 12 02:07:48 UTC 2016

On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 9:07 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> 1682, in V. de Sola Pinto & A. E. Rodway _The Common Muse_ (London:
> Chatto & Windus, 1957) 425: Do'st think it lawfull for a Piece/ A
> silly Foal to Bugger?

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come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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