Date: Mon 13 May 1996 - 17:55:56 EEST

So far:
>Nils: why would anyone
>take offence at being
>called "Nick"?

Oh, I don't know. The risk of being mistaken for one of the
unsavoury Nicks on the Digest? The risk of being drawn
into a Nick-switch? Ownership fights over the Nick rune?

Also, Nick is a phrase used as a noun to signify the devil, and as a
verb to mean "steal", both in English slang, of course!
Jim Chapin


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