End of ADS-L Digest - 1 Aug 1994 to 2 Aug 1994 ********************************************** There are 5 messages totalling 82 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Queries: GAY; SEE WITH ONES HEELS 2. newcomer (2) 3. addendum 4. Forrest Gump ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Wed, 3 Aug 1994 07:55:11 -0500 From: Alan Slotkin Subject: Re: Queries: GAY; SEE WITH ONES HEELS The 8th ed. of Partridge's work cites GAY as "slightly intoxicated" 19th-20th c.; as "impudent, impertinent, presumptuous" US (--1899). Crane does indeed use it in the New York Sketches as the Random House dictionary notes. Alan Slotkin ars7950[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]tntech.edu