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Re: Beer Ad

When Gary Cooper as Sergeant York was asked to endorse cereal or something after his heroic return from the Western Front, he said: “What we done in France we had to do. And some as done it, didn’t come back. And that kind of thing ain’t for buying and selling.”


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Language, of course, is generally employed by human beings to distract or deceive. So there is much to be said for critical listening.