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POSH PLACE

POSH PLACE COMES FROM PORT OUT OF STARBOARD HOME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): B478 EXPLANATION OF A NAME

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Custom

Date learned: 10-14-1967

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Electronic Data Systems

My father is a systems analyst that supports General Motors
Corporation. He has many opportunities to work with GM's computer
specialists, Electronic Data Systems. He said that sometimes the
EDS technicians are so unhappy and surly that he renamed "E.D.S.",
"Every Day Sucks."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): Explanation

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Folk etymology
SPEECH -- To Be Seen

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