Date: Sun, 6 Feb 1994 21:43:26 -0800 From: THOMAS L CLARK Subject: Re: Sluff & Nimrod Nimrod was being used in the nerd sense in the 70's in Las Vegas. In Washington State and Southern Nevada, "sluff" is and has been used. In W.S. I went to a prep school, so we spelled it "slough." Cheers, tlc