In a message dated 2/5/09 1:34:02 PM, email@example.com writes:
> Actually it's used quite often in hardboiled crime stories, including
> novels such as The Big Sleep and a lot of pulp stories.
yes it is. my inference from the tone of Mr. Shado's post is, he's
suggesting its usage has become a bit of a stylistic pose
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