Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 14:17:57 +0000 From: Aaron Drews Subject: Taffy I took it upon myself to ask my only Welsh student what "welch" and "Taffy" mean. As you can see by his name, he's about as Welsh as you can get. Here's how he responded.... Aaron ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 14:03:28 +0000 From: DAFYDD JAMES <9721440[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]> To: aaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Subject: Re: Dialect question Hello! Regarding your queries, I have no idea what 'to welch a bet' means, but 'Taffy' is a derogatory term used to refer to a welsh boy. I don't know how much use that is to you.