Date: Sun, 19 Mar 1995 10:28:47 -0800 From: Anton Sherwood Subject: bamboozle Leonard Schiefer asks: > Can someone tell me where the word "bamboozled" comes from? Well, Am.Her.Dict. saith: "Probably a cant variant of _bumbazzle_, from _bombace_, padding, BOMBAST." As Dad used to say, "Now do you know more than you did?" Anton Sherwood *\\* +1 415 267 0685 *\\* DASher[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]