ANNE V. GILBERT
avgilbert at PRODIGY.NET
Tue Apr 2 23:09:06 UTC 2002
> That's exactly what I'm quite sure it isn't, at least originally.
> This bears all the earmarks of a backronym--the metaphorical
> extension of the canned meat, via the Monty Python patter, came first.
Linguistically, it could well be a backronym. *But* I have actually heard
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