n.— «On a higher level, the argument is between “ballet” and “modern” (I know a modern dancer who refers to ballet dancers as “bunheads”. I asked her how she thought ballet dancers referred to modern dancers. She said, “Probably ‘fatties’.”)» —“Re: Narrative v. non-narrative…“ by Jeffrey E. Salzberg Usenet: alt.arts.ballet Oct. 24, 1997. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  1. “Jeffrey E. Salzberg” is certainly not a pseudonym.

  2. Sorry, Jeff, it’s too easy to fake names in Usenet posts, so I like to leave room for doubt.

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