End of ADS-L Digest - 8 Jan 1995 to 9 Jan 1995 ********************************************** There are 10 messages totalling 691 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Edith Juan 2. Words of the Year 3. GLS 1995: Developments in Discourse Analysis 4. PAPERS for ADS at Georgetown 5. Cultural Olympiad (fwd) 6. More Responses (4) 7. Gullah Bible ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Tue, 10 Jan 1995 08:06:40 EST From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: Edith Juan >Dear Wayne: >Since you are not a Louisville adolescent (and apparently neither are your >friends and colleagues) it will have to be explained. >Edith is eateth (eat+eth)-I even joked about philology to help you along with >this. Juan is One; therefore, eateth one, a reference (at least in our >adolescent minds) to fellatio. >Dennis (a former Louisville adolescent) Preston >P.S.: In fairness, it should be pointed out that accurate Spanish >pronunciation will also get in the way of the joke, if joke such trash may be >called. ><22709mgr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]msu.edu> A private response told me that Edith Juan meant "Eat THIS one." Did I misunderstand another posting that seemed to imply that a "thwan" was a lisped "swan"? Edith Juan is not a good joke. 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]mail.gac.peachnet.edu BITNET Address: Wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]USCN