[Dixielandjazz] PC gone mad

Edgerton, Paul A paul.edgerton at eds.com
Wed Mar 16 12:21:13 PST 2005

Larry, I assume by 'cretan' you meant 'cretin.'  That is a colloquialism for
congenital myxedema.  Perhaps you are actually intending imbecile?

Pat, yes indeed, words mean things.  Though we may not like it, we must
accept that meaning of words evolves over time.  One example comes to mind:
the word 'Jazz."

-- Paul Edgerton

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