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#2854 - 05/23/00 01:22 PM to my truckling claque... Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 10,538 tsuwm
Joined: Apr 2000
this too shall pass
[pleonasm can be fun!]
research for my own modest word page has led me to discover (1) all of the good word sites in the known English-speaking universe [hyperbole] and (2) several useful tricks for taming the available search engines.
for instance, try this at http://google.com
enter the following search string as shown:
grandmother "suck eggs"
and there, right at the top, you should see the hit for Quinion, with whom I was already quite familiar and on which I leaped forthwith. this stuff really ain't rocket science!
"What's another word for Thesaurus?" -Steven Wright
Entire Thread Subject Posted By Posted Etymology Sushmita 05/22/00 09:53 AM Re: Etymology AnnaStrophic 05/22/00 04:54 PM Re: Etymology tsuwm 05/22/00 05:23 PM Re: Etymology Jackie 05/22/00 06:30 PM Re: Etymology David108 05/22/00 07:13 PM Re: Etymology AnnaStrophic 05/22/00 07:25 PM to my truckling claque... tsuwm 05/23/00 01:22 PM
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