Date: Tue, 4 Apr 1995 02:00:00 LCL From: "M. Lynne Murphy" <104LYN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MUSE.ARTS.WITS.AC.ZA> Subject: Re: definition/variation request: Anglepoise lamps The question from > everyone is "What *is* an anglepoise lamp?" I've been asked so many times this is so funny, because i was just reading a.s. byatt's novel _possession_ and i came across the word "anglepoise" and looked it up in my british and american dictionaries, but couldn't find it anywhere! the mystery continues! lynne --------------------------------------------------------------------- M. Lynne Murphy 104lyn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of Linguistics phone: 27(11)716-2340 University of the Witwatersrand fax: 27(11)716-8030 Johannesburg 2050 SOUTH AFRICA