Lynne Murphy M_Lynne_Murphy at BAYLOR.EDU
Mon Nov 15 17:01:07 UTC 1999

James Smith wrote:
Can the apparently resurgent popularity of "chick" be

> tied to increasing exposure to Spanish, in which
> "chica" has a different, less patronizing meaning?

Hey, wasn't this what I just said last week?


M. Lynne Murphy, Assistant Professor in Linguistics
Department of English, Baylor University
PO Box 97404, Waco, TX 76798 USA
Phone:  254-710-6983     Fax:  254-710-3894

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