Wuss; Clothes horse

Dieter Burrell dburrell at ICPSR.UMICH.EDU
Tue Feb 1 19:15:59 UTC 2000

So, are you saying that your first point complete invalidates your second

>I'm not disagreeing with the validity of what you say.  I will make two
>points, however.  First, people's recollections of word-usage, even
>strongly asserted recollections, are often confused.  Second, I was a
>teenager in the late 60s and early 70s, but never heard this word until
>the late 70s or early 80s.
>Fred R. Shapiro                             Coeditor (with Jane Garry)
>Associate Librarian for Public Services     TRIAL AND ERROR: AN OXFORD
>  and Lecturer in Legal Research            ANTHOLOGY OF LEGAL STORIES
>Yale Law School                             Oxford University Press, 1998
>e-mail: fred.shapiro at yale.edu               ISBN 0-19-509547-2

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