[Ads-l] Dykeman, Gay, etc. (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Thu Jun 11 16:05:58 UTC 2015


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Mary Etta Dick:

http://amarillo.com/stories/2010/02/25/obi_obit17.shtml#.VXmtXUaOl2Y



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> But nobody laughs at Philip K. Dick.
> 
> Or Dick's Sporting Goods. (OK, I laugh.)
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> Dick Nixon is a different story.
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> JL
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> On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 10:24 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > 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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