Date: Sun, 20 Nov 1994 19:43:46 GMT From: "Warren A. Brewer" Subject: Pigtails Dispute here over female hairstyles. Pattern A Pattern B (1) Pigtail(s) +braided -braided (2) Braid(s) +braided +braided (3) Ponytail -braided -braided The dispute is over the meaning of . For me, = , & therefore are both [+braided]; for a colleague (Maine) & his wife (NY), are indeed [+braided], but (incroyablement) is the dual of , for which I have a lexical gap. Standard dictionaries seem to indicate pattern A. How widespread is pattern B? ---Wab.