Date: Fri, 29 Dec 1995 15:31:05 -0600 From: Katherine Catmull Subject: Re: WORD(s) OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS At 9:47 AM 12/29/95 -0500, Jeutonne Brewer wrote: >>astroturf This is as old as the Astrodome in Houston . . . and someone else mentioned that the term was "at least two decades old." I expect this word is listed here for its newer meaning in politics, which is something like "artificial (or artificially-engendered) grassroots support." Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]