End of ADS-L Digest - 7 Mar 1995 to 8 Mar 1995 ********************************************** There are 15 messages totalling 367 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Salty dog? (3) 2. DARE queries--maple seeds 3. Arkansas Tangent 4. suite /sut/ (8) 5. "Most importantly" (2) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Thu, 9 Mar 1995 00:18:17 -0400 From: "E. Wayles Browne" Subject: Salty dog? I also have a query about the words of a song. What does "salty dog" mean in the following? Salty Dog Rag (1960's or earlier?) Salty dog, salty dog, I wanna be your salty dog, Honey, let me be your salty dog. If I can't be your salty dog I won't be your man at all, Honey, let me be your salty dog. Wayles Browne, Assoc. Prof. of Linguistics Dept. of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Morrill Hall Cornell University Ithaca, New York 14853, U.S.A. tel. 607-255-0712 (o), 607-273-3009 (h) e-mail ewb2[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]cornell.edu (1989 to 1993 was: jn5j[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]cornella.bitnet // jn5j[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]cornella.cit.cornell.edu)