End of ADS-L Digest - 4 Dec 1997 to 5 Dec 1997 ********************************************** Subject: ADS-L Digest - 5 Dec 1997 to 6 Dec 1997 There are 5 messages totalling 458 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Judas Q. Priest (2) 2. Whist (really long article!!) 3. Humbug 4. Gravegate; Judas Q. Priest; Sidewalk Santas; Glass Ceiling, YAP(Yuppie) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 6 Dec 1997 08:41:47 -0500 From: "Dennis R. Preston" Subject: Re: Judas Q. Priest Arnold is exactly right Don't you guys know famous peoples' middle names! Jesus H. Christ Judas X. Priest John Q. Public The ONLY acceptable variant was 'Fucking' but it works for the first two only (*John Fucking Public), and it is not clear to me that it was a 'name.' It might have been an extended case of putative 'infixing' - e.g., 'inci-fucking-dentally.' DInIs >no, no, it's Judas *X* Priest! > >or so it was in my teens and 20s... > >arnold (zwicky[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ling.ohio-state.edu) Dennis R. Preston Department of Linguistics and Languages Michigan State University East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA preston[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]pilot.msu.edu Office: (517)353-0740 Fax: (517)432-2736