Date: Fri, 12 Apr 1996 09:18:17 -0500

From: Katherine Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]BGA.COM

Subject: Re: childhood terms

On Fri, 12 Apr 1996, Larry Horn wrote:

I can answer that one, although it wasn't my own childhood. The former is

kidspeak for 'chocolate swirl', i.e. vanilla injected with a vein of chocolate/

fudge. The latter refers to the use of television shows to measure time for

kids who know how long a given show lasts but haven't yet mastered the


concept of 'half-hour' or 'hour'.

Yes, that's exactly right.

I have the rather eerie feeling that Larry is a long-lost brother.

Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]