Date: Thu, 20 Apr 1995 08:41:42 +0800 From: elliot mcintire Subject: Re: [p*tut] and more On Thu, 20 Apr 1995, Vicki Rosenzweig wrote: > Baloney is still in use for nonsense or empty talk; I've never > heard "baloney sauce." I use "shank's mare" occasionally, but > am conscious of it as an archaism. I hear "Baloney" from time to time, but have not heard "baloney sauce" since I was a camp counselor in the early 60s (except as a kind of in family joke since my wife counseled at the same camp). Shank's mare was used occasionally by my father, now long deceased, but somehow he conveyed that he recognized it as an archaic usage even then. Elliot McIntire emcintire[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]