Date: Thu, 21 Dec 1995 22:11:14 -0500

From: Ronald Butters amspeech[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ACPUB.DUKE.EDU

Subject: Re: WOTY from David Barnhart

On Thu, 21 Dec 1995, Beth Lee Simon wrote:

Is the WOTY one that's hit it big, or one that's new and hit it big.

Because I know gaydar from, hmm, fourteen years ago.

Me too. AT least 14 years ago. But maybe it has been a cult term until

now? Though I thought Algeo had it in ANW several years ago (maybe I'm

misremembering). It iSn't in Bruce Rodgers' THE QUEENS' VERNACULAR (1972).