Date: Fri, 23 Jan 1998 12:26:44 EST From: GarethB2 Subject: Re: Sexgate words In a message dated 1/23/98 5:14:39 PM, laurence.horn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YALE.EDU wrote: >> Today's New York Post (Friday, 1-23-98) is going with "Sexgate." > >I think a better alternative, both because of its intonational contour and >its somewhat more creative semantics, is... > >ZIPPERGATE > >(courtesy of the Toronto Sun, according to a third-generation e-mailing I >just received). Productive morphology marches on! Bill Maher used "Zippergate" on Politically Incorrect last night. -------------------------------------------------- Gareth Branwyn garethb2[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE], Contributing editor, Wired Co-author _Happy Mutant Handbook_ , _Internet Power Toolkit_ Author, _Jargon Watch: A Pocket Dictionary for the Jitterati_