Date: Fri, 3 Mar 1995 14:44:17 -0600 From: "DICK HEABERLIN, ENGLISH DEPARTMENT, SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY" Subject: Re: "little" and "jr" In our student union building there are three sizes of coffee cups--all huge, more fitting for soft drinks. The largest is called medium. The middle size is called small, and the smallest is called junior. Why would anyone devise such a strange system? Is junior commonly thought of as smaller than small? Dick Heaberlin Southwest Texas State University DH12[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]