From: Curtis Clark (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Dec 11 2004 - 11:56:30 CST
on 2004-12-11 09:21 John Cowan wrote:
> It's been used as an English verb, adjective, and noun for 30-40 years
> and perhaps much longer: see below.
Longer. I can attest from my youth in the 1950s that my parents
considered it ordinary English usage, and in fact knew of its origin.
-- Curtis Clark http://www.csupomona.edu/~jcclark/ Web Coordinator, Cal Poly Pomona +1 909 979 6371 Professor, Biological Sciences +1 909 869 4062
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