Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 09:01:33 -0500 From: Gregory {Greg} Downing Subject: Re: Rat F--- At 07:06 AM 10/29/97 -0500, you wrote: >From: "Ron Rabin" >When I was an undergraduate at Berkeley in the 60s the term "rat fuck," >meaning a prank or joke played on someone, was common. But I've never >heard it or read it since. Does anyone else know this term? > When I was flipping through a few slang dictionaries about rat's ass, I came across "rat fuck" which if I recall was a military term (going back a number of decades to before the 60s) for (something like) any lousy, messed up situation or operation. But I don't have those dictionaries here at the office with me now.... Gregory {Greg} Downing, at greg.downing[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] or downingg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]