[Ads-l] Kettling

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 9 17:29:28 EDT 2020


As I've said before in another forum, we pursue what we love, whether a
deer or a dear.

MAM

On Mon, Jun 8, 2020, 3:56 PM W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> LH:  << Oh, *that* kind of venery.  Nevermind (to quote Emily Litella). >>
> WB:  Mais, bien sur! As in Latin vēnārī 'to hunt' (bagging venison e.g.);
> folk-etymologized as from vĕnus, vĕnĕris f. 'charm, loveliness; love';
> Greshamly degenerating into Vĕnus on the Half-Shell (Kilgore Trout
> {Farmer/Vonnegut}), vel UrbanDic sim.
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