[Dixielandjazz] Re: Minstrel Shows

Andy.Ling at Quantel.Com Andy.Ling at Quantel.Com
Mon Nov 17 17:59:10 PST 2003

Bill Gunter said :-
> It's not correct to assume that any given word carries the same semantic 

> load today that it did some given number of generations back.

The word that always amuses me is sophisticated. In an old
dictionary I have, this is defined as "unnecessarily complicated".
Maybe it's meaning hasn't changed that much.

Musical content has to be Sophisticated Lady :-)

Andy Ling

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