going tonto

Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Sun May 19 14:37:48 UTC 2002

On Sat, 18 May 2002, Douglas G. Wilson wrote:

#Perhaps the person is deliberately using peculiar language for comic or
#other effect (as I do too, sometimes to poor effect, as above).

I was thinking of "Who'd a thunk it?" as a comparison. --BTW, did that
come into general use from _Pogo_? I think that's where I got it.

#I do feel that the language can do without the adverbs "majorly" and

De gustibus non est disputandum.

-- Mark M.

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