Date: Sat, 7 Jan 1995 09:06:49 EST From: BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CATS.OHIOU.EDU Subject: Re: Put-downs From: NAME: David Bergdahl FUNC: English TEL: (614) 593-2783 To: MX%"ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]"[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MRGATE[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAX American tv personality Johnny Carson specialized in these: "she's not playing with a full deck" &c. Is the origin the expression "lost his marbles" with variations on LOSS? DAVID David Bergdahl Ohio University/Athens OH BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CaTS.OHIOU.EDU "between Appalachia and the Midwest"