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CHAT: Education words in various English dialects // was"Mister"

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 25, 2000, 0:17
Adrian Morgan wrote:
> > Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior > > Interestingly, at Adelaide University they do use the term 'freshie'
Interesting. Note, also, that it's *always* freshman, never PC-ized to *freshperson. I find that interesting. Why is it that "chairperson" exists, but not *"freshperson" or *"baseperson"? -- Dievas dave dantis; Dievas duos duonos God gave teeth; God will give bread - Lithuanian proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor