[Ads-l] Kevin Hart speaks:

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 23 19:17:39 UTC 2017

WG:  << > Oh, well. At least as far back as ca.1960, GI’s were already no
> “grabbing ass.” They were “grab-assing,” instead. >>
​B:  to <play grab ass> is what I learned ca. 1969 on Custer Hill. To this
day, I tell the kids to "Stop playin' grab ass, 'n' git tuh work!"​
Sometimes with a "dammit!"

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