[Ads-l] preposition

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jul 12 16:44:33 EDT 2017


> On Jul 12, 2017, at 4:26 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> Who the hell was "David the Psychopath Arvedon"? Not in any episode I ever
> saw.
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> A vandal intrusion in Wikipedia?
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> JL

Apparently (I didn’t know either, although irrelevantly enough I was a fan of Rootie Kazootie, although not quite at the level of Howdy Dooty), he and the Psychopaths are a classic band going back to the 60s:

https://www.last.fm/music/David+Arvedon/+wiki
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ppt8LN5Zuw

Poison Zoomack I do recall.

LH

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> On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 3:58 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> << ... arch-villains Poison Zoomack and David The Psychopath Arvedon, who
>> constantly tried to steal Polka Dottie's polka dots and Rootie's magic
>> kazootie >>
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