"Give me some sugar."

Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Tue Dec 18 22:39:14 UTC 2007

Wilson Gray wrote:
> So, I guess that this is still almost surely only a Down-Home expression.

I haven't encountered it in person, but it was used on an episode of the
vampire drama "Angel"; it was put in the mouth of Cordelia Chase, who
was basically a Valley girl. (She had been possessed, or perhaps
corrupted, by a renegade divinity, and was speaking to a monster made
out of rock and devil-like in shape. For whatever that's worth...)

Jim Parish

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

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