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GUEST,Banjo Johnny Worst New Words in the 'English' Lang. (143* d) RE: Worst New Words in the 'English' Lang. 27 Jun 00

Thanks, Aine! (I'm guessing it's pronounced Annie, but with an Irish spelling.) Which reminds me -- Caitlin is an Irish name, pronounced Kathleen, not "kate-lin" as some air-heads would have it. However if a woman is named Caitlin and wants to be called Kate-lin, ...

Back to the topic. I'm getting tired of hearing "big- time" at the end of every sentence. I think this was begun by Oprah Winfree (sp?) on television, and adopted by office workers, big-time. Office workers have been responsible for many cliches. Do you recall a time when no document could pass from one to another without the phrase, "Comin' at 'cha!" being uttered?

Enid, Oklahoma is a beautiful and prosperous small town, which anyone can be proud to call his birthplace, but it is not really a center of linguistic purity. Regards to your dad!

== Johnny in Oklahoma City

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