goose pimples (1871)

Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OHIOU.EDU
Fri Apr 15 00:54:25 UTC 2005

I haven't followed the entire thread, but we always said "goose pimples" in
'40s and '50s Minnesota--"goose bumps" came much later.

At 11:48 PM 4/13/2005, you wrote:
>goose pimples (1871) from
>Fancy Melnotte, with teeth chattering, and on a general ague ahake,
>whispering to Pauline his eloquent description of the palace by the lake,
>in the cold room, and asking "D-d-dost like the p-p-picture?" while the
>latter, with goose pimples forming on her delicate cuticle, replies
>"Y-y-es, dearest if you keep good fires."  "Cupid's Cuttings up on Church
>Run," The Titusville Morning Herald, June 1, 1871, p 3

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