Susan Cooper

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Tue Nov 4 22:07:08 EST 2003


Sally Odgers wrote:

>From "niggardly", I expect. And the "nog" bit is the same process that
> turned Mag into Meg.

A Washington, DC, councilman had to resign after using the
word 'niggardly' in a meeting.  Some things you can't say
even if they _don't_ mean what they sound like they might
mean -- at least in DC.

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