etymology of "gorp"
Mark A. Mandel
Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
Fri Mar 23 16:00:44 UTC 2001
In an off-topic exchange (sweet flavors with salty ones) on another mailing
list (lois-bujold), Royce Day wrote:
'gorp', the standard issue snack for hikers and campers.
 "Good Ol' Raisins and Peanuts"
I asked his permission to quote him here, and he said:
Sure thing, though I have to admit I picked it up from my dimly remembered
Boy Scout camping days, so take it with a grain of salt(ed peanuts).
Comments? JAUL [Just Another Urban Legend]?
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