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Re: X-Nay.....where the heck....

Posted by Bookworm on June 03, 2003

In Reply to: X-Nay.....where the heck.... posted by Ian Cognito on June 03, 2003

: I X-nayed the plan....
: Where does the word...X-Nay come from?

: I am guessing it has something to do with
: Yea/Nay and hte senate.

: Does anyone have more info?

: Ian Cognito
: Canada

The word is ixnayed, which is pig lat*n for nix.

Main Entry: nix
Function: transitive verb
Date: circa 1934
: VETO, REJECT