Bob Haas highbob at MINDSPRING.COM
Fri Dec 3 05:07:31 UTC 1999

Isn't there an episode of "The Simpsons" in which Homer does the same thing?

Erin McKean wrote:

> Okay, no one else has mentioned this, so I'll out myself as a bad-TV watcher.
> I seem to recall a "South Park" episode where the Cartman character
> continually uses the word "hella" and it annoys his friends, who complain
> about him using it and ask him to shut up.
> Erin McKean
> editor at verbatimmag.com
> PS VERBATIM is still looking for short (< 1500 words) submissions on
> linguistic topics. These should be written for the layman. Think about what
> you say about your work at cocktail parties and formalize it. . .the
> readers are clamoring for more! Email me for more info or with queries.


Bob Haas
Department of English
High Point University
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

                        "Shun the frumious Bandersnatch!"

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