Date: Fri, 24 Feb 1995 08:58:21 +0500 From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: "little" >In ND in the early 70's, my boyfriend was known as big John or >BJ. I became known as LBJ (Little Big John). Being known >as Little Rock has the same humorous ring as being known as LBJ >(or tiresome if you're the recipient). >-- >Joan Livingston-Webber webber[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >"What gets better is the precision with which we vex each other." > -Clifford Geertz --which reminds me of some friends in their late sixties in north Texas who both share the name _Jack_: this happily married couple is known as "He-Jack" and "She-Jack." Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] BITNET Address: Wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]USCN