Name that fracas

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Nov 15 08:40:00 UTC 2000

At 3:55 PM -0500 11/15/00, David Bergdahl wrote:
>It's Gatorade, the he-man drink... :-)

Ah, I should have known it would require another recount.  I'm sure
you're right, but I have to say that by this point, I think (much as
I dislike the beverage) Gatorade is too good for 'em.  Now,

>Laurence Horn wrote:
>>  >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.
>>  L
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