[Ads-l] Dykeman, Gay, etc.

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 11 14:24:31 UTC 2015


In the early '80s, I was finishing up a PhD at UCLA, and I recall banter
among students & staff
about affable, staid Professor Dyck of the Classics Dept. Many wondered
whether he would
change his surname, given its giggle factor. Twenty years later he got
busted & did hard time.
Guess they changed his name to a number. Strange how what's a felony in
California is foreplay in the Caliphate.

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