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Mantiwill-1Another item for which I’ve completely lost track of ye data. Almost surely from the Chicago Tribune, has kind of an 1890s vibe, what with the outhouses and all.

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  1. What’s the deal with this expression “in no wise ” , as in she “is in no wise affected” by blah de blah.Were writers who used it dum-dums from simpler times , or is it some kind of high – toned language that a schlub like me can’t grasp? And if the latter , in what sense is “wise ” applicable?

    • I say that all the time. It’s a perfectly cromulent expression.


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