What did Delaware? (was: Re: Nonevent)

Joanne M. Despres jdespres at MERRIAM-WEBSTER.COM
Tue Jul 16 17:51:01 UTC 2002

Peter McGraw's post reminded me of an amusing French
transliteration of my home state's name as "mes sales
chaussettes" (or "ma/ta/sa chaussette," if you prefer the inclusive

Thankfully, this was not offered as an etymological hypothesis.

Joanne Despres

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