Re: What's a -Furkin- (finally)
Michael Kalnay (kalnay@GOV.NT.CA)
Mon, 15 Aug 1994 13:42:35 MDT
On August 15, Byron Hynes wrote:
> You know it's an electronic age when you hear more about you friend-who-
> works-across-the-street-and-is-in-the-same-Scout-group's vacation from
> the INTERNET than from him. Humpf.
Others should know that Byron was at Cub Camp pretty much since I returned
(and don't forget the highway rescue)
> I, rather than travel 3,000 miles to see scared sheep, merely typed "firkin"
> into the search window of my MSBookshelf cd-rom...
If you'd used the OED on CD-rom you could have found out all that, plus more,
inlcuding several of the other relveant spellings people have suggested.
Still, no references to any Canadian idioms, or Girl Guide items, that were the
source of the initial request to those of us here in the North.
Michael Kalnay @inukshuk.gov.nt.ca
still warm at 62N.
Maybe we can have a personal inter face to stuff said faces, Byron?
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City