Mountain Oysters (1862)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri May 7 19:49:56 UTC 2004

At 3:36 PM -0400 5/7/04, Baker, John wrote:
>         I remember that in central Kentucky, c. 1980, they were
>"mountain oysters."  I don't think I've ever heard "Kentucky
>John Baker

Maybe for calves' testicles served on a bed of bluegrass?


>-----Original Message-----
>From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf
>Of Dennis R. Preston
>Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 7:35 AM
>Subject: Re: Mountain Oysters (1862)
>>Us Louisvillians grew up with "Kentucky oysters."

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