Date: Sun, 14 Jan 1996 15:00:17 -0600 From: Gerald Walton Subject: Re: 'old maid' At 12:36 PM 1/12/96 -0700, Rudy Troike wrote: >A survey of Southern members of our faculty only drew three responses I conducted a similar "survey" at a party during the weekend, all faculty members or spouses. Only one person knew the old maid usage. She considers Georgia her home, but she has lived in most parts of the US and parts of Europe as the daughter of a career soldier. Others from Mississippi, New York, Maryland, etc., didn't know it. GWW