Hang a Louie

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Tue Oct 1 17:37:35 UTC 2002

>I also (Louisville ) had hang a Ralph.

>like jesse sheidlower, i have "hang a Ralph" as the counterpart
>to "hang a Louie" - from my college days, 40-44 years ago.  i
>recall first hearing these expressions from my college roommate
>from sophomore to senior years.  for what it's worth, he grew
>up in louisville, kentucky.
>arnold (zwicky at csli.stanford.edu), and the college was princeton

Dennis R. Preston
Professor of Linguistics
Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic,
      Asian & African Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1027
e-mail: preston at msu.edu
phone: (517) 353-9290

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