"toke the wild hair" -- Query

Bill Smith wh5mith at POP.MINDSPRING.COM
Fri May 31 20:25:16 UTC 2002

Has no one noticed that "toke" meant "inhale marijuana", as in Jan and
Dean's (I think) song "One toke over the line"?

At 03:00 AM 5/31/02 -0400, you wrote:
>>... "toke the wild hair"
>The "toke" is a mystery to me, perhaps a nonstandard past tense of "take"
>(cf. "wake"/"woke")?
>-- Doug Wilson

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