[Ads-l] Dykeman, Gay, etc.

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Jun 11 14:49:43 UTC 2015


> On Jun 11, 2015, at 10:24 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> 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.

Well, he could have changed the pronunciation of his surname...oops, guess not.

> 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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