Date: Tue, 9 Dec 1997 19:29:59 +0000 From: Roger Smith Subject: Re: Taffy Taffy is not a derogatory term for a Welsh boy - it's a generic term, just as Jock is for a Scotsman, Yank is for an American, and Limey is for an Englishman. To welsh (not welch) a bet is to renege on it; to refuse to pay up. Roger Smith roger.smith3[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]