[Ads-l] Kavanaugh yearbook

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 27 20:14:02 EDT 2018


I'm late to the party again, as Gmail breaks the thread... sorry. I was
listening on the radio as Booker pressed the question. Kavanaugh deflected
initially but, I thought, he did confirm it unenthusiastically. I could be
wrong on this one but I wonder how it shows up in transcripts - to me, it
seemed one of the few questions that he eventually gave an answer to that
wasn't a deflection or obfuscation.

VS-)

On Thu, Sep 27, 2018, 8:03 PM victor steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> During questioning, Kavanaugh had confirmed this interpretation.
>
> VS-)
>
> 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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