Pros from Dover

Millie Webb millie-webb at CHARTER.NET
Sat Jul 27 18:02:49 UTC 2002

Are you sure the Simpsons got their first?  After all, they came out much
much later than M*A*S*H.  :-)
I do like the phonological basis for Dover.  It seems it woudl not have
caught on at all if it hadn't just "sounded" right.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Laurence Horn" <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 8:20 PM
Subject: Re: Pros from Dover

> >My comment on convenient assonance still stands.  Would "pro from
> >Springfield" have worked as well?  There are more Springfields than
> >(To keep a language element in the discussion.)
> >
> >DMLance
> >
> Plus the Simpsons got to Springfield first.

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