"Rosco" (in "Dukes of Hazard") from cant "rosco" (pistol)?

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Mon Feb 2 00:32:23 UTC 2004

>    Might this cant "rosco(e)" perhaps lie behind the name Rosco in the TV
> show?

Sure, it might ... or might not. "Rosco[e]" is a routine male given name
too AFAIK.

-- Doug Wilson

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