necktie social (=hanging, 1888)
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Wed Feb 9 13:46:18 UTC 2005
An Arizona Necktie Social. Hello! Whats this? asked a benevolent
resident of an Arizona town, as he came suddenly upon a necktie social in
Just stringin up a dude, explained one of the party, as he took a better
hold on the rope.
Wall, thats nawthin to hang a man fer.
But hes from Boston.
Wall, dont hang the poor feller fer that. Yer see he left the place.
An hes stole a hoss.
So hev the most of us, pardners.
An he dropped Red Shirt Dick, this mornin. Killed him dead as a
Oh, that nawthin, persisted the benevolent resident.
An he sez eye-ther and nigh-ther.
You dont say! exclaimed the benevolent chap, excitedly. Up he goes!
Pull on that rope lively.
Fitchburg Sentinel [Mass.] (NewspaperArchive.com), March 24, 1888, p 2
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