[Ads-l] Heard on TV: _a homeless_ "a homeless person"

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 7 08:32:29 EST 2019


Many spams -- at least their subject lines, which is all I ever see of them
– are clearly non-native English.

 "Spams"? That's a lot like "a homeless". "Spam" has always been
non-countable for me.

Mark


On Sat, Dec 7, 2019, 12:43 AM Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> Subject line of a spam😜:
> Date _a mature_!
>
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 11:06 PM Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > only in shows on Adult Swim shows.
> >
> > American Dad:
> >
> > "Yes, I was robbed by _a homeless_."
> >
> > Squidbillies:
> >
> > "Let's go down to the park and set _a homeless_ on fire."
> >
> >
> > That really sounds bizarre to me. Does it occur in reality?
> >
> > --
> > -Wilson
> > -----
> > 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
> >
> >
>
> --
> -Wilson
> -----
> 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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