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Re: Murphy Probably A Man
Author: Erik Neu Posted: 9/30/1999; 5:33:47 AM Topic: Today's scriptingNews Outline Msg #: 11632 (In response to 11171) Prev/Next: 11631 / 11633
The expression has been around for a while. How long I'm not sure, but I've heard it all my life and I'm 34. It is only within the past 10-15 years, 20 at the most, that women have commonly been referred to by last name only (as opposed to Miss/Ms./Mrs. Murphy). So must have been a man.
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- Re: Murphy Probably A Man, Samuel Reynolds, 9/30/1999; 9:22:13 AM
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