Drew Danielson andrew.danielson at CMU.EDU
Mon Dec 3 19:41:45 UTC 2001

"Philip E. Cleary" wrote:
> "DEE-fense" dates back only a few decades and arose from the spondaic
> chanting of NY Giants fans.

In this case, the word is spelled. "D-‡‡‡‡‡‡" (for those of you who
can't view MIME-encoded messages, a string of double-cross characters,
Alt+0135, to simulate the simulated fence often held up by the stadium
DEE-fense chanters, of which we have our share here in Pittsburgh, too,
thank you very much).

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