give me some sugar

Joan H. Hall jdhall at WISC.EDU
Wed Dec 19 16:08:02 UTC 2007

DARE's entry is at "sugar," where there's plenty of evidence from the
South and South Midland, from both White and Black speakers. If anyone
can antedate 1967, though, we'd be happy to have the citation. (We can
use Dennis's quote for an "as of 1940s" date, but a written example
would be welcome.)

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