Gerald Walton gww at OLEMISS.EDU
Thu Dec 11 03:22:35 UTC 2008

Got this today from somebody forwarding a list of "old phrases":

Here's a phrase I heard all the time in my youth but never anymore -
"store-bought." Of course, just about everything is store-bought
these days. But once it was bragging material to have a store-bought
dress or a store-bought bag of candy.


The American Dialect Society -

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