Date: Thu, 25 Jan 1996 18:53:27 -0700 From: William King Subject: Chinchy to Ginchy I grew up close to Vermont and heard only [chin si]. However, in the early '70's, a guy from inner-beltway D.C. in college with me used "ginchy" to mean something really neat/cool/catchy, but a bit quirky, as opposed to far-out, as awesome might have been said in 1972. Bill King