Date: Mon, 8 Jan 1996 11:24:49 EST From: David Bergdahl Subject: old maids Ohio University Electronic Communication Date: 08-Jan-1996 11:21am EST To: Remote Addressee ( _MX%"ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UGA.CC.UGA.EDU ) From: David Bergdahl Dept: English BERGDAHL Tel No: (614) 593-2783 Subject: old maids My 11--yr old informs me that a very popular kid book by Tommy DiPaula, The Popcorn Book, has the usage 'old maid' for 'unpopped kernel' so this may explain its resurgence of late (altho' not among our parents' generation) BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CATS.OHIOU.EDU David Bergdahl Ohio University/Athens "Where Appalachia meets the Midwest"--Anya Briggs Received: 08-Jan-1996 11:24am