MILF (was Re: change from the bottom up)

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Tue May 1 19:38:13 UTC 2007

An ultimate attribution to lifeguard society is at least plausible.  Lifeguards stare all day long at people of all ages in bathing suits...I mean, "swimsuits."


Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:
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At 1:22 PM -0400 5/1/07, Benjamin Zimmer wrote:
>And here's the earliest article mentioning the band in the Buffalo
>News archive (via NewsBank):
>Buffalo News, March 13, 1992
>TUGBOAT ANNIE, MILF and BLOOD SUGAR will team up for a night of
>alternative music beginning at 11:30 for an 18-and-over show at the
>Cabaret, 255 Franklin.
>There are 40 mentions of the band in the Buffalo News archive (mostly
>from 1992-95), but unfortunately none of the articles explain the
>acronym, even obliquely.
We'll just have to wait for the searchable archives of _Buffalo Beach
Broadside_ (the Lake Niagara lifeguards' newsletter) to be made


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