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Re: The Bogan Commentaries

From:Danny Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Saturday, May 27, 2000, 23:56
>From: Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
>Danny Wier wrote: > > Mick is a pejorative term for an Irish-American, from the name Michael. > >I thought it came from the common prefix Mc-/Mac-.
I was quoting what a dictionary said, but you're also right I'm sure; there had to be some mutual influence.
> > And in Russian, there's an old expression that translates to something >like > > this: "here's Yuri and Grandma for you". > >Meaning what?
If you'd have asked me that 10 years ago, I'd know. DaW. ________________________________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at