Date: Fri, 10 Oct 1997 16:21:47 -0400 From: "Virginia P. Clark" Subject: New word? Maybe I just haven't been paying attention and this word is already widely used, but it's new to me. The following message appeared today in another list: >My messages to . . . keep getting bounced back---does anyone have a >>new edress (are you there . . .)? >> > A nice blend, I think, and it actually fills a semantic gap. It's not in DARE or RHHDAS, but those (and the last three issues of _American Speech_) are the only places I checked. Virginia Clark Emeritus Professor of English University of Vermont 400 Old Mill, P.O. Box 54030 Burlington, VT 05405-4030