Re: [NTLK] SER-001 with Pix Solutions overclock

From: Michael J. Hu▀mann (michael_at_michael-hussmann.de)
Date: Fri Jun 21 2002 - 10:25:50 EDT


Robert Benschop (rbenschop_at_mac.com) wrote:

> BTW I remember an old English actress that once lamented that she hated the
> fact that the word gay was 'stolen' or at least that she couldn't use it
> anymore without people giving her funny looks, is in:
> 'I'm feeling so gay today'

Quoting from Douglas Adams' and John Lloyd's "The Deeper Meaning of Liff":

"Ainderby Quernhow (n.)
One who continually bemoans the 'loss' of the word 'gay' to the English
language, even though they had never used the word in any context at all
until they started complaining they couldn't use it any more."

- Michael

Michael J. Hussmann

E-mail: michael_at_michael-hussmann.de
WWW: http://michael-hussmann.de

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