[Ads-l] Facebookery: "Stay _y'all ass_ on your back!!!"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 28 01:05:12 UTC 2016

On Sun, Nov 27, 2016 at 7:41 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> I associate "stood" with Chester Riley-type characters.

"What a revoltin' development this is!" "My head is made up!" Digby
"Digger" Odell, "The Friendly Undertaker." Professor Kropotkin. William
Bendix. Hans Conried.

Those were the days.

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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