Duvall, for example, says she had to teach herself out of textbooks from bob jones University.
They took their cause all the way to the Supreme Court, where they finally lost, in 1983 (bob jones University vs. United States).
Interestingly, the bob jones University report is, itself, a kind of religious document.
surname, literally "John's (child);" see John. Phrase keep up with the Joneses (1913, American English) is from the title of a comic strip by Arthur R. Momand. The slang sense "intense desire, addiction" (1968) probably arose from earlier use of Jones as a synonym for "heroin," presumably from the proper name, but the connection, if any, is obscure. Related: Jonesing.
An addiction, especially to heroin.
: She's jonesing for those diamond earringsRelated Terms
[1960s+ Narcotics; origin unknown; perhaps an innocent code word used by addicts and dealers]