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Old 09-17-2004, 11:17 AM   #93
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One indeed wonders if the good professor had been over-indulging in the pipeweed when he came up with that particular linguistic gem
As you say though, words change their connotations over time. No doubt Prof T would revolve in his grave to think that his noble Elf creation now conjures up visions of....erm....certain specialist telecommunications services!
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