Skort; Buddha's Fingers; Jackhammer; Denali Rose; Sorbetini

Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Fri Jul 5 02:39:12 UTC 2002

Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
>    From ALASKA AIRLINES magazine, July 2002, pg. 65, col. 2:
>    Another hot-seller for female mountain bikers is the flattering "skort,"
>which combines stretchy cycling shorts with a wraparound skirt.
>    There are many hits for "skort," but I did not see it in trademark
>records.  Google has it from 1992, with indicatings that it was used in
>cycling in the 1960s.
>    It's not in OED.

I wore skorts in high school--late 60s.

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