David Bergdahl bergdahl at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Wed Nov 1 18:26:54 UTC 2000

The form was popularized by Norman Mailer in his war novel, The Naked
and the Dead (1948).  The famous anecdote is Tallulah Bankhead
supposedly greeted him "So you're the young man who can't spell fuck!"

-- db
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