free for the asking

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Wed Jan 11 21:49:02 UTC 2012

If any of you collect bogus etymologies of expressions like "piss poor"
(and about a dozen others), speak up and I'll pass on a missive sent to
another site.


George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998, but nothing much since then.

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