[Ads-l] _hit in the face with the ugly stick_

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 18 17:20:52 EDT 2016

On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 5:05 PM, Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:

> the "ugly stick", which did physical damage and also decreased the
> Charisma of the victim.

Specifically when the victim was "hit in the face with the ugly stick"?

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

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