Re: SV: Obsolesence of Intellectual Property

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Fri Aug 04 2000 - 23:40:36 MDT

"Michael S. Lorrey" <> wrote:
> English tip of the day:
> Hey Max, the word is 'buttloads', not buckloads, as in,"I just dumped a
> big fat buttload of cash into toilet company stock."

"Buckloads" makes sense with money, to me anyway. I have always assumed
that "buttloads" was a derivative of "boatloads", meaning massive amounts of
cargo. Any idea where this word really comes from?

Harvey Newstrom <>
IBM Certified Senior Security Consultant and Legal Hacker.
Engineer, Research Scientist, Public Speaker and Author.
Extropy Institute Benefactor since the last millennium.

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