Date: Sun, 10 Sep 1995 10:46:02 -0400 From: David Muschell Subject: Re: contempt vs. content >Hello, > >I just received a message from someone in Virginia who is familiar >with the expression, > > "Familiarity breeds contempt," > >but has never heard, > > "Familiarity breeds content." > >I, who have lived primarily in the western states (CA, WA, and UT), >had only heard the "content" version. Are both versions in common >usage now or has one of us merely misheard something? > > > >Tom Uharriet >Springville, Utah >utom[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] "Absence makes the heart grow fonder." "Absence makes the false heart wander." David