Date: Tue, 8 Nov 1994 22:49:59 CST From: "Donald M. Lance" Subject: Re: 'swan' in TX, ARK I heard 'swanny' as well as 'swan' from relatives, those with stronger religious convictions. And I remember recognizing as a young 'un that 'I swan' was a euphemism for 'I swear' and that 'swanny' was a little broader -- "Well, swanny!" euphemized something else. DMLance