Goody Two-Shoes (1924)

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Mon Jun 26 14:14:16 UTC 2006

Seems to me I still hear (or have heard, or could
hear), "He's a Trivial Pursuit bug"; or "She's a Harry
Potter bug."  Am I archaic?  Idiolectal?  Idiotic?


---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 07:03:26 -0700
>From: Dave Wilton <dave at WILTON.NET>
>Subject: Re: Goody Two-Shoes (1924)

>"Bug" is a 19th/early 20th century slang term for fan, esp.
sports fans. In this case, it means fight fans, but could be
used more generally.
>--Dave Wilton
>  dave at

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