Date: Sun, 8 Sep 1996 12:17:11 -0400

From: "Bethany K. Dumas" dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UTK.EDU

Subject: Gum-chewing

Now I am fascinated:

On Sun, 8 Sep 1996, Jason Wilke wrote:


girl? All Amis do that to some extent. It's what made me stand out

among my friends back home. That can, to some extent, be associated with

the effect of chewing gum -- and also with the type of person that

stereotypically chews gum.

Most of the people I know who chew gum do so immediately after a meal at

which lots of garlic was served.

WHO "stereotypically chews gum" these days?



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