End of ADS-L Digest - 14 Mar 1996 to 15 Mar 1996 ************************************************ There are 6 messages totalling 224 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. "cobbed" etc. (2) 2. 'going to' 3. Clabber milk 4. newspaper names (2) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 16 Mar 1996 03:52:21 -0800 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: "cobbed" etc. Ron Butters wrote: >I think Dennis and Seth are absolutely right about the connection of >COBBED with "CORNHOLE". However, it is the case that COBBED and REAMED >are a little different in semantic range from SCREWED--COBBED and REAMED >can (for me) mean simply 'defeated badly': Duke was recently >REAMED/COBBED (cf. CREAMED) by EMU at basketball, but they were not SCREWED. > I've always presumed creamed was short for cremated. Seth