[SpamCop-Social] Re: Democrat(s) Get It Up for Dean
agent01413 at my-deja.com
Thu Feb 10 15:26:02 EST 2005
David Dean <ozchzhq02 at sneakemail.com> wrote in
news:ozchzhq02-2DAFC5.10073210022005 at localhost:
> In article <cuef7q$d22$1 at news.spamcop.net>,
> "LadySarah" <nobody at devnull.spamcop.net> wrote:
>> Respecting the judgment of our fellow citizens as we seek their
>> mandate for reform, we hereby pledge our names to this Contract with
> I can't let this one stand without comment. The Contract With
> was a failure. Some of the ideas made sense, some didn't, but nearly
> all of them failed to become law, and those that did were ghosts of
> what was promised.
Having lived in the Italian section of Brooklyn for awhile in the late 70's
and early 80's, I'm convinced this was a typo. I think Newt and friends
meant to call their program "The Contract ON America".
"Some witty person in rec.arts.sf.composition (I forget who) called them
feral apostrophes. Untamed, unregulated, they roam the wastes of the
English language and pop up where lea'st expected."
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