[Ads-l] lie/lay

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 9 16:07:33 UTC 2016


I may keep using "pseech." It has that Greek aura.

JL

On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 9:10 AM, David Daniel <dad at coarsecourses.com> wrote:

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> Perhaps people don't know where their allegiance prevaricated. ;)
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> BTW. that was in a formal PBS promotional short, not in spontaneous
> pseech.=
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> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:44 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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> > Well-spoken actress Donna Murphy (b. 1959) of "Mercy Street":
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> > "People didn't know where their allegiance lied."
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