Date: Fri, 3 Mar 1995 08:16:21 -0800 From: Anton Sherwood 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). Anton Sherwood *\\* +1 415 267 0685 *\\* DASher[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]