Date: Thu, 27 Apr 1995 19:39:39 -0500
From: Natalie Maynor maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]RA.MSSTATE.EDU
Subject: Re: Bounced Mail
Tim, what does the Hill Street Blues cop's Jewishness have to do with his use
of euphemistic epithets?
Natalie, Nothing in particular -- just like his height, the degree
of his articulateness, his eating habits, his profession, and his
grunting. I was drawing on my mental image of the character to
identify him to readers. His ethnicity stands out as part of his
identity. Why do you ask?
I didn't. Somebody else did. I was simply forwarding mail that bounced
to me as listowner.
--Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ra.msstate.edu)