Goose/The Finger

Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Tue Jan 22 14:55:31 UTC 2002

On Tue, 22 Jan 2002, Dennis R. Preston wrote:

#I'm as ignorant as Mark. What bird? Why bird at all?

#>On Sat, 19 Jan 2002, carljweber wrote:
#>#A little offer of twined thread synthesis. The "finger" is otherwise "the
#>#bird," and otherwise f.u. Everybody knows what bird.

"Give so. the bird" = "give so. the finger" in NYC and
Boston-area, at least.

-- Mark A. Mandel
   Linguist at Large

More information about the Ads-l mailing list