Date: Fri, 28 Jul 1995 15:13:47 EDT From: Undetermined origin c/o LISTSERV maintainer Subject: Re: put up, off-the-point Fair question. A "spaldeen" is (or was, you can't get them anymore) a pink, hollow rubber ball (between 2 and 3 inches in diameter--not having one handy, I can't be more precise) made by the Spalding company, and used for a wide variety of games, including catch, handball, stickball, the stoopball variants people have been discussing, and the basic one-person activity of bouncing a ball on the ground. Vicki Rosenzweig vr%acmcr.uucp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] New York, NY