Date: Fri, 12 Apr 1996 09:18:17 -0500 From: Katherine Catmull 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 abstract > 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]