You may want to try seeing if that name is available in ymail, if you don't mind having a ymail.com address instead of yahoo.com.
--- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups. com, Shal Farley <shalf@...> wrote:
> >I have been monitoring an email address for a few years now and
> >I get this message. I really want the address... BAD!
> >Remote host said: 554 delivery error: dd Sorry your message to
> >***erased*** @... cannot be delivered. This account has
> >been disabled or discontinued [#102]. -
> As far as I've ever heard, Yahoo IDs (and the email address that goes with each one) are never recycled -- once taken, it is gone. You may have to settle for a variation in spelling or punctuation to get something close to the address you really want.
> -- Shal