Date: Sat, 24 Jan 1998 10:50:06 -0600 From: "Timothy C. Frazer" Subject: doppkit Anyone ever hear of the word "doppkit" used for the shaving kits servicement used in WWII? Tom Murray has heard it from a 60ish colleague, but its not in DARE or anywhere else. Also: The elliptical construction with "like," e.g., "the dog likes petted." This is similar to "the car needs washed" or "the cat wants out," both well attested. Anyone heard of similar ellipses with "like"?