mlee303 at YAHOO.COM
Thu Aug 17 09:15:09 UTC 2000
I thought *puppie* was the offspring of yuppie.
--- Barnhart <ADS-L at HIGHLANDS.COM> wrote:
> bubbie .... black yuppie
> Chuppie .... Chinese yuppie
> dumpie .... downwardly mobile middle-aged
> gruppie ..... environmentally-conscious yuppie
> huppie ..... hippy yuppie
> juppie ..... Another word for buppie
> nuppie ..... nonworking urban professional
> puppie ..... pretentious yuppie
> Rumpie ..... rural yuppie
> scuppie ..... yuppie sensitive to social issues
> skippie ..... school kid with income and purchasing
> suppie ..... Southern yuppie
> woopie .....well-off older person
> Yappie ... young arctic professional
> yeepie ... Youthful energetic elderly person
> [yippie .... the possible father of Yuppie]
> Yumpie .... another name for Yuppie
> Zuppie .... zestful upscale people in their prime
> The source .... _The Barnhart New Words Concordance_
> David K. Barnhart, Editor
> The Barnhart Dictionary Companion [quarterly]
> barnhart at highlands.com
> "Necessity obliges us to neologize."
> Thomas Jefferson-August 16, 1813
Margaret G. Lee, Ph.D.
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& University Editor
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