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Mark Odegard markodegard at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 5 00:22:20 UTC 2001

From: Beverly Flanigan writes:

>Frankly, I'd rather have a good knock-down, drag-out debate on these types
>of issues than restrict the list to what seems increasingly to be an
>endless citation of words and their origins.  At least we're talking about
real-world language issues!

What's wrong with "an endless citation of words and their origins"? Barry's
posts turn me on. And just today, an antedating of 'baseball' sent off all
sorts of fireworks, of the sort you get at a twi-nighter when a grand-slam
home run occurs.

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