coal-scuttle [was: " tree-top tall" (was: Re: "sugar daddy")]

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Thu Jun 22 12:41:40 UTC 2006

Wilson (whom I can always count on to ask a question I can answer) BTWs:

> BTW, is the term, "coal-scuttle," familiar to anyone else, here?

Yes, since childhood, but from reading, not real life. From Mary Poppins,

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