Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 00:46:12 -0500

From: Ron Butters RonButters[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: whore& /hw/

These postings remind me of two things:

(1). a conversation I once overheard in a gas station in Durham, NC, fifteen

years ago. One local teenager says to another, "That woman over there, she's

a H." Second teenager answers, "You mean she's a W."

(2). one of the silliest pieces of eye-dialect I ever saw: WHO spelled W'O

(in newspaper cartoon strip in the 1980s--"Seve Roper," I believe.