flanigan at OHIOU.EDU
Wed Oct 16 20:04:16 UTC 2002
I'm curious about bones: might they be rechewed, rather than sold? And rags
could be reworn or resewn. I'm reminded of Yeats' "rag and bone shop of
the heart"--apropos of nothing.
But more importantly, I have now run FixKlez.com on this computer and will
do so on the infamous Compaq at home tonight. It's from Symantec, and
should kill Bugbear too, I hope? I'll also try suggestions from Alice and
At 11:04 PM 10/15/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>> >#The New Shorter OED gives : (L19) "a rag & bone collector.."
>>... Howcum it's not in the Longer OED, then?
>"Webster's 2nd" (ca. 1934, I think): "one who reclaims odds and ends from
>refuse cans, dumps, etc., in order to sell them." Updated in "Webster's
>3rd" to, uh, [nothing].
>-- Doug Wilson
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