Date: Mon, 8 May 1995 10:17:18 -0400 From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: Anodyne expletives . . . 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 > Some Germans lived up the street from me when I was in high school. They hollered something like "Asch-loch" for "ass-hole." I don't know enough real German to say what this word is supposed to be. Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]