Antedating of "Yalie"

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sun Nov 2 16:26:38 UTC 2003

 John Baker writes:
>      .......... you may recall that there was much gnashing of teeth in
>the latter years of the past century over the conundrum of what to call
>this decade.  Now we are in the third or fourth year of the decade, it
>still doesn't have a name, and the populace seem to be strangely
>comfortable with that.
Perhaps this is because the need for a decade designation doesn't become
very pressing until after it's over.  I'm still pushing  /2KOs/, but it
doesn't seem to have caught on with others.
I don't suppose Harvard folk would care to be called Yardies!
A. Murie

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