Date: Mon, 13 May 1996 14:14:25 -0500 From: "Kathleen M. O'Neill" Subject: Meanwhile, back at the ranch... Is anyone else familiar with the above phrase? In my universe, it is fairly popular. But I've been trying, to no avail, to trace its evolution and locate its origin. Can anyone provide me with information on the earliest citation of the above phrase? Thanks, cowboys and cowgirls. = ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; ;Kathleen M. O'Neill ... Language Laboratory Technician I ; ;koneil1[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]uic.edu ... u55354[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]uicvm.cc.uic.edu ; ;:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::; ;University of Illinois at Chicago ... Language Laboratory ; ;703 South Morgan Street (M/C 042) ... Grant Hall, Room 311 ; ;Chicago, IL 60607-7025 ; ;312.996.8838 or 312.996.8836 ... 312.996.5501 FAX ; ;URL: http://www2.uic.edu/depts/langlab/ ; ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;