Mr. Diggz

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Thu Jan 24 12:30:12 UTC 2002

And people who live in Lower Michigan (i.e., people who are not
"Yoopers") are known as "trolls" because they live "below the
bridge." At least here's a form we can date with some better accuracy
since we know when the bridge was built.


>On Wed, 23 Jan 2002, Barnhart wrote:
>#I submit that Mr. Diggz was writing in order to offend.
>Oh, certainly. And, to get this on topic (not that list policy is
>off-topic), such people on the Internet are known as trolls.
>-- Mark A. Mandel
>    Linguist at Large

Dennis R. Preston
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
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