Date: Thu, 9 Mar 1995 09:22:07 GMT+1200 From: Tim Behrend Subject: Re: DARE queries--maple seeds > Polywogs it is--for the maple seeds you stuck on your nose. . . at least on LI > in the 40's but my sister (b. 1949) called them something else. Polywogs are > what my grandfather (b. 1885 Brooklyn) called tadpoles, but he came from a New > Englanf family. > > BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CaTS.OHIOU.EDU aTHENS oHIO > Polywogs in my neighborhood (Cleveland, 1960s) were, and remain, the form of the maturing frog between tadpole and full frogdom, i.e., when they have legs and look almost like an adult, but still have the tail. We used to catch them all the time, take them home in buckets. Tim Behrend University of Auckland