[Ads-l] early "buddy"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 13 20:55:59 UTC 2016

On Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 4:40 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> originally it was a pet form of "brother."

It still is, among some segments of the population.
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.
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