Date: Thu, 16 Feb 1995 10:50:01 -0500
From: Leo Horishny Leo_Horishny[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]POL.COM
Subject: Re: jakes
I don't have any citations, but I would be willing to imagine jakes started
out as another slang
reference to John.
Isn't Jake a nickname for John? or is it a nickname for James?
For that matter, if the term john is younger than jakes, then this whole baby
is out with the privy water ;-)
leo_horishny[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]pol.com