Re:       RE:      Re: † † † Re: whence BUCK NAKED?

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Mon Apr 5 22:01:21 UTC 2004

In a message dated 4/5/04 5:57:28 PM, JMB at STRADLEY.COM writes:

>         Maybe, but there were a number of years before 1990 during which 
> "butt naked" could be said and written with impunity.  A derivation of "buck 
> naked" from "butt naked" requires the assumption that "butt naked" came first, 
> was almost entirely superseded by "buck naked," then began a come-back around 
> 1990.  At present, this theory is entirely lacking in evidence.
> John Baker

Well, Google would not be a very good source, would it? 

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