Vlad's choice of terms

Raellew at aol.com Raellew at aol.com
Tue Apr 8 01:58:29 PDT 2003

In a message dated 3/24/03, Philip Hart writes:

>I'm surprised you noticed this particular four-letter-word 
>(when other such are conspicuously absent from the 
>Vladiad) and not "hissy-cow", which struck me as likely 
>coming from one of those computer-translation-of-English-
>to-Russian-to-Albanian-to-English chains

I'm a little late, here ... but "hissy-cow" looks like it might be a 
combination of "hissy fit" (a temper tantrum) and "have a cow" 
(to become angry or upset).