Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 22:39:38 +0100 From: Steven S Russell 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? > > -- Virginia > Doesn't it come from the dots which are found on the skirts of female polka dancers? I always though so. Steve Russell