The original phrase was a "hirci chocolate bar"
Dr. Peter C. Montgomery
Dept. of English
3100 Foul Bay Rd.
Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2
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From: Carrol Cox [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2003 5:15 AM
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Subject: Re: Prufrock's "smoke"
Peter Montgomery wrote:
> The term was HIRCI, which means armpit hair.
I had been vainly looking for a misspelling in the texts you were
responding to: I thought you had invented an odd spelling for Hershey
(as in Hershey's chocalate). :-)
E-mail just won't carry tone, and it leads to frequent confusions.