Date: Sat, 25 Mar 1995 09:12:45 -0500

From: Heilan Yvette Grimes HEP2[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: Re: ADS-L Digest - 22 Mar 1995 to 23 Mar 1995

Does the reply in the following exchange (from another list) surprise

anyone as much as it does me? I've known the word, in the meaning "petty,

nit-picking," at least since my undergrad days in Ohio. Is it regional?

Generational? Is there anyone on this list who hasn't heard it?

Peter McGraw

Linfield College

McMinnville, OR

Wasn't there a brand of cigarettes in the 1940's called Picayunes?