Date: Fri, 3 Mar 1995 08:16:21 -0800

From: Anton Sherwood dasher[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]NETCOM.COM

Subject: Ozark(s) and other plural(s)

I just saw a program on Discovery (or maybe A&E) about the mystery

of Pancho Villa's gold, said consistently to be hidden, if it existed,

in the "Sierra Madres" - presumably the standard English ellipsis for

"Sierra Madre Mountains", itself a pleonasm (since "Sierra" means

a mountain range).

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