Date: Tue, 31 Oct 1995 09:45:40 -0600 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Bounced Mail **************************************************************** REMINDER: WHEN INCLUDING A PREVIOUS LIST POSTING IN SOMETHING YOU'RE SENDING TO THE LIST, BE SURE TO EDIT OUT ALL REFERENCES TO ADS-L IN THE HEADERS. **************************************************************** > Date: Tue, 31 Oct 1995 09:43:45 -0500 > From: "L-Soft list server at UGA (1.8b)" > Subject: ADS-L: error report from ACT.ORG > >The enclosed message, found in the ADS-L mailbox and shown under the spool ID >1982 in the system log, has been identified as a possible delivery error notice >for the following reason: "Sender:", "From:" or "Reply-To:" field pointing to >the list has been found in mail body. > > --------------------- Message in error (39 lines) -------------------------- > Date: Tue, 31 Oct 95 08:43:50 CST > From: Kekke[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] > Subject: Re: ?Earliest Citation o > > In my high school in northern Minnesota in the late 50s, a common variant of > this expression (which I don't think has surfaced so far in this discussion) > among a certain lowlife subgroup of my classmates was "BITE THE BAG." > It was pretty commonly understand that "bag" referred to scrotum. > _____________________________________________________________________________ > Subject: Re: ?Earliest Citation o > From: "Richard A. Spears" <72103.2357[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]COMPUSERVE.COM> at internet > Date: 10/30/95 4:12 PM > > -------------------------------------------------------------------------- > > I think the *Bite me!* business is just about played out, but I wanted to ask > if there was any particular reason why the original request was for a printed > citation--or the date when the expression was first in print. Few of the > responses actually gave a print date and the earliest recollections are about > 30 years before the 1977 date given in Lighter. Does the person who began this > thread want to comment on the need for an in-print date? > > Incidentally, I first heard it in high school, 1954-1957, and never knew > exactly what it meant, if indeed the guys who used it knew themselves. > > R. Spears >