Date: Thu, 10 Feb 1994 21:51:03 -0500 From: Mike Agnes Subject: Re: A rara avis Re "sparrow(-)fart," I think you'll find it in the OED. I seem to recall researching the word when I ran across it in Patrick McGinley's novel "Foxprints." (Sending this from home, and my OED is STILL in the movers' packing box somewhere, so can't confirm.) -- Mike Agnes Internet: by91[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Bitnet:[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]cunyvm Fax: 216 579 1255