Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 22:39:38 +0100
From: Steven S Russell juggler[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SAWDUST.CVFN.ORG
Subject: Re: Another Pullet Surprise item
On Fri, 6 Oct 1995, Virginia Clark wrote:
In a posting to UVMToday, which goes to thousands of faculty, staff,
and students, someone today wrote, "Sorry . . . I still believe in blue not
pock-a-dot skies. Interesting. I write "polka dot," which _AH_ suggests as
a posssible respelling of "poke a dot."
What do other people do?
Doesn't it come from the dots which are found on the skirts of female
polka dancers? I always though so.