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Re: 0ff-Topic: Ink-Stained Wretch
- Subject: Re: 0ff-Topic: Ink-Stained Wretch
- From: Daniel Say say@xxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2002 08:31:55 -0700 (PDT)
" >>> Mary_Bernard@xxxxxxxx 07/09/02 09:57AM >>>
" >Apologies for an off-topic question. My newspaper needs to know:
" >Where did the phrase "ink-stained wretch" originate?
" >Google has been no help.
" You could try the Stumpers-L list - it was set up by reference librarians
" as a place to ask questions that have stumped them; but non-librarians are
" welcome to use it. I've got answers to a couple of hard ones that way.
" Mary Bernard
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