Date: Fri, 5 May 1995 13:11:15 EDT From: Stephanie Hysmith Subject: Anodyne expletives Ohio University Electronic Communication Date: 05-May-1995 01:11pm EST To: Remote Addressee ( _mx%"ads-l[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]" ) From: Stephanie Hysmith Dept: English HYSMITH Tel No: 614-593-2743 Subject: Anodyne expletives Elaine Green reporte her mother as saying "sugar foot" and asked if people had other expressions from Eastern Shore, Baltimore, or DC. An inlaw's father, now 90, who is half Dutch-half German, grew up in Baltimore. His German mother used to use the expressions: sow's ear, mule ear, dumb ass and asel. He believed the latter to be German for ass-hole, although I don't think Germans ever refer specifically to that orifice. Stephanie Hysmith This is my first List message, so please forgive me if I commit any faux-pas. Received: 05-May-1995 01:11pm