Fwd: Query on "Great Scott!"

Sam Clements sclements at NEO.RR.COM
Thu Jan 23 01:16:20 UTC 2003

I think Michael Quinion's column on the subject is rather recent and state
of the art.

Sam Clements

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerald Cohen" <gcohen at UMR.EDU>
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 6:26 PM
Subject: Fwd: Query on "Great Scott!"

>     One of my students wanted to post a query to ads-l, but I suppose
> he has to subscribe to the listserve first. His message appears below
> my signoff, and I'll forward any responses to him.
> Gerald Cohen
> >While watching "Back to the Future" this past weekend, one of my
> >friends asked: Where does the expression "Great Scott" come from?
> >Would anyone be able to help me on this?
> >
> >Thank you,
> >Brian Van Vertloo
> >Student, University of Missouri-Rolla
> >

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