Posted by R. Berg on June 08, 2001
In Reply to: Urban legends - language posted by ESC on June 08, 2001
: : : This urban legends page has a language section that addresses
several questions that have been posed here -- like whether "picnic"
has a racist origin.
: : : http://www.snopes2.com
: : The "Wooden Spoon" section of that website has an item that bears on the "two fingers" query posed a few days ago.
: Which one? I couldn't find it.
Oops, sorry, I'd forgotten there was an intervening subhead. Under Wooden Spoon, go to Fractured Facts. The item is called Pluck Yew.