DCML digest, Vol 1 #989 - 19 msgs

Cebarat@aol.com Cebarat at aol.com
Sat Jun 29 01:41:03 CEST 2002


1.  Sigvald:  Teddy Roosevelt had TWO wives, Anne (who died young) and Edith 
(who was his wife when he occupied the White House).

2.  The expression "mickey mouse -----" originated, I believe, in reaction to 
the "tinny," "ricky-ticky" musical accompaniments of the earliest sound 
cartoons.  Only later did it come into use as a general adjective for 
something having little depth.

Chris Barat
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