Date: Wed, 17 Dec 1997 10:16:30 PST From: barbara harris Subject: Re: sand nigger Allen Mayberry mentions "rug pilot"; I first encountered "rug rider" when I came out to B.C. in the early 1960's. Now we're all so p.c. that nobody would dare use it in public. The same person who introduced me to "rug rider" also used "ankle biters" to refer to her and her friends' small children. Both terms were used quite commonly by the yuppies of the time, at least in Victoria and, especially, Vancouver.