End of ADS-L Digest - 31 Jul 1994 to 1 Aug 1994 *********************************************** There are 4 messages totalling 183 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Queries: GAY; SEE WITH ONES HEELS 2. Queries: GAY 3. Forrest Gump (2) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Tue, 2 Aug 1994 08:34:01 -0400 From: Ronald Butters Subject: Queries: GAY; SEE WITH ONES HEELS 1. A colleague finds this in FS Fitzgerald`s TENDER IS THE NIGHT: "Dick saw with his heels" meaning 'Dick saw from the corners of his eye'. My colleague is trying to determine if Fitzgerald coined this expression. Does anyone know of other appearances? 2. In his short story "I'm a Fool," Sherwood Anderson uses the term GAY to mean 'rambunctious', 'belligerent', or just plain 'crazy'. My colleague tells me that he thinks that Stephen Crane used it, but he can't find it now; apparently it is not in MAGGIE. I cannot find it in any slang dictionary that I have at my immediate disposal. Does anyone know this usage--from literature, linguistics, lexicographical research, or life?