Query: Meaning of 1933 abbreviation (slang) T.L.(from Gerald Cohen)

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Sun Apr 2 23:04:42 UTC 2006

On Sun, Apr 02, 2006 at 03:30:46PM -0700, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> I don't know if Jesse learned that from me, but he could
> have.

I probably did, because I remember discussing it with someone and
you're the likely candidate. However, I see now that it is in
Wentworth & Flexner.

Jesse Sheidlower

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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