End of ADS-L Digest - 14 Jul 1997 to 15 Jul 1997 ************************************************ Subject: ADS-L Digest - 15 Jul 1997 to 16 Jul 1997 There are 11 messages totalling 282 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Ground for Floor (2) 2. serial killer (4) 3. Collaborative Research Grants from NEH 4. ADS Annual Meeting: Poster sessions 5. "serial killer" vs. "spree" 6. "make,turn or become" 7. Test ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Wed, 16 Jul 1997 08:33:07 -0400 From: Peggy Smith Subject: Re: Ground for Floor There are many expressions that have worked their way into the language which use the word ground. The meaning is closer to bottom, foundation, or base, rather than outside dirt layer of earth. For example: ground floor= walk-in level of a building, ground zero, proving ground, playground, testing ground, high ground, low ground... These are a few off the top of my head. P. Smith