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Subject: On Dating Oneself (was: RE: USAGE: New english conjunction?)
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 06:06:05 -0400





> Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2013 19:58:35 -0700
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> Subject: Re: USAGE: New english conjunction?
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> RM (Ancient History Dept.) YEARS AGO, the Danish pianist/humorist Victor Borge had a bit with "spoken" punctuation marks. IIRC, those clicks were used for single/double quotes. Plus a lot of others that I disremember.

Wow, there's a pleasant blast from the past! Not *that* ancient, but a *little* before my time to say I teethed on it. Still, like Talulah Bankhead, Ruby Keeler, or Edgar Bergen, I can catch a reference. I*I*RC, his punctuation schtick was relatively drole. :)

Nostaligically fuzzily yours, 

Kou