[Ads-l] idiom backfire

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM
Sun Jun 2 23:04:42 UTC 2019

For what it's worth, a fried of mine wrote me sometime between 1970 and 1975 about her husband's extensive dental work: "I was going to say that he would have been better had he been born without any teeth, and then I realized that he had."

- Jim Landau

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