Date: Sun, 25 Jan 1998 00:04:29 -0500

From: Gregory {Greg} Downing downingg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]IS2.NYU.EDU

Subject: Re: doppkit

At 11:11 PM 1/24/98, Steve Harper sharper[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]FOTO.INFI.NET wrote:

But is it an acronym??? I've found two very different explanations of its

possible origin [clipped to save bandwidth]

This probably has nothing to do with it, but just in case: OED dop v. = to

dip, immerse, submerge. If it's a shaving kit.... But then again, I don't

wish to add to the considerable amount of fanciful if clever etymologizing

in the world....

Greg Downing/NYU, at greg.downing[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] or downingg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]