Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 18:10:34 EDT


Subject: Mondegreens

Ohio University Electronic Communication

Date: 06-Oct-1995 05:53pm EST

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From: Stephanie Hysmith Dept: English

HYSMITH Tel No: 614-593-2743

Subject: Mondegreens

Molly Dickmeyer asked for the citation for the article I remembered. I'll try

to pull it off from our library's network and let you know. In the meantime, if

anyone was in the medical profession in the mid '70s, you might remember the

name of a physician who published fairly regularly in the _New England Journal

of Medicine_ and who generally wrote hilarious articles. One in particular was

about the benefits of chicken soup. It went something like, "If a patient is

admitted to the emergency room suffering from severe influenza symtoms, he

should immediately be administered 50 cc. of chicken soup, to be followed by

subsequent doses..." Well, you get the idea. At the end of the article under

references, he listed "my mother."

Is this helpful? I don't know what sources are available to you. Mine are

somewhat limited, and my source for these articles was in another life.

I apologize for my delay in responding. I am on a remote modem that is slow as

the proverbial molassas. Thanks for everyone's additions to my list.

Stephanie Hysmith

Received: 06-Oct-1995 06:10pm