[Ads-l] Kavanaugh yearbook

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 27 20:03:07 EDT 2018


During questioning, Kavanaugh had confirmed this interpretation.

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On Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 4:11 PM Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On another beer-drinking-related note, one of Kavanaugh's calendar entries
> from the summer of '82 (July 1) says: "Go to Timmy=E2=80=99s for Skis w/
> Ju=
> dge,
> Tom, PJ, Bernie, Squi."
>
>
> https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/09/26/kavanaughs-calendar-anno=
> tated/#annotations:15457749
> <https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/09/26/kavanaughs-calendar-anno=tated/#annotations:15457749>
>
> Many have suggested "skis" is short for "brewskis," which seems plausible.
> I don't see "ski" defined that way in slang dictionaries, but there's an
> Urban Dictionary entry from 2005 with that definition. There's also a line
> in the song "Dumas Walker" by The Kentucky Headhunters, from their 1989
> album "Pickin' on Nashville": "We'll get a slawburger, fries and a bottle
> of ski."
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dumas_Walker
> http://kentuckyheadhunters.net/Lyrics/Dumas.htm
>
> --bgz
>
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