[Ads-l] Taking nominations

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 27 21:19:06 UTC 2019

GB:  <<  "The Derp State" is getting a lot of traction >>
WB:  "The Derpgate":  Far out, man! (Welcome traction on a slippery slope.)
RE:  THE-Dropping The Ukraine is a not-so-subtle parody of a west-Slav
accent: Of course The Ukrainians don't mind dropping THE. Western Slavs
don't got no definite article, like we gots! Saying Ukraine instead of THE
Ukraine is making fun of their accent, at a time when all they want is our

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