Skort; Buddha's Fingers; Jackhammer; Denali Rose; Sorbetini
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.
Alice Faber faber at haskins.yale.edu
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