Mao, Pol Pot and Social Engineers

William B. White WHITEWB at JCCW22.CC.SUNYJCC.EDU
Sat Nov 22 13:33:39 MST 1997


From:   NAME: Bill White
        FUNC: HUMANITIES
        TEL: 326/371                          <WHITE, BILL AT A1 AT JCCV03>
To:     IN%"rushtalk at athena.csdco.com"@MRGATE at JCCW22


Dennis,

        I wonder of Ma's "songfroid" is an attempt to render a fairly common
English load word from the French "sangfroid."  It means composure or
imperturbability.  Ma may have been trying to compliment you even as he was
taking a shot at Ken with his seemingly snide Texas reference.

        Just a guess.

Bill White



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