Yankee (was: The Finger)
ANNE V. GILBERT
avgilbert at PRODIGY.NET
Thu Jan 17 18:42:24 UTC 2002
> #Well, yes, as an almost certain folk etymology, although the "Jan"
> #part may be right (especially based on its hypocoristic variant
> #"Janke"). Still, it's something of a relief to turn from ritual
> #torture and cannibalism to pastrami and cheese.
> (Urp!) 'Scuse me! -- Tasty thread, this... but not under the
> subject line of "the finger"!
Wouldn't "Janke" be kind of like "Johnny" in English?
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