A-squared (was: "Za")

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Tue May 9 02:48:04 UTC 2006

JL asks LH:
> Larry, did they really call it "A-squared," or is it just you ?

When I went to college in Annapolis* in the mid-sixties, we* routinely
called Anne Arundel Community College "A-squared C-squared".

m a m

* "_In_", not "_at_". I attended St. John's College, and we Johnnies had a
traditional rivalry with those upstarts across the street.

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