Date: Mon, 9 Jan 1995 09:56:19 EST From: Vicki Rosenzweig Subject: Re: Put-downs "A few bricks shy of a load" "Missing a few marbles" There are a lot of mass/space metaphors going on here, too: as if the mind was assembled from parts, and if you don't have enough parts, it doesn't work right. Vicki Rosenzweig vr%acmcr.uucp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] New York, NY