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"?
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