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W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 12 05:12:00 UTC 2018

>From out of the past: <creamer vs. creamer>
On Sat, Mar 26, 2016 at 8:00 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote: << Does anybody remember when "versus" was usu. "vs."? >>
WG: << I do. But "Roe v. Wade" was the beginning of the end. >>
WB:  Kramer vs. Kramer (1979, Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep). To this very
day, every time I make coffee, I mumble, "Creamer vs. creamer", imagining a
taste test of two coffee lightener products. So, to answer JL's silly
question, YES!

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