Name that fracas

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Nov 15 05:55:58 UTC 2000

>If it goes on as long as some suggest it might, then I vote for "chad
>nauseam." Note that Slate's "best" is "Gator Wait," and they seem quite
>pleased with themselves about it (they describe it as "a nice play on words
>that takes a second to sink in"). Well maybe it needs to keep sinking, but
it just doesn't work for me.

I first took this to be a spooneresque pun on Waiter-gate, in the
sense that we're all waiting and there is a semi-scandal involved,
but then (after a manual recount) I determined that it's intended as
a pun on "gator-bait".    I think.


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