"scrimshander" -- new meaning, or misuse? (Or perhaps obsession)

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun May 11 00:59:13 UTC 2008

At 5/10/2008 08:59 PM, ronbutters at AOL.COM wrote:
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>I wonder what the DARE files say, if anything. Possibly AMERICAN
>SPEECH had a note on this over the years. Or DIALECT NOTES, though
>the OED folks usually check those resources (and NOTES&QUERIES).

In fairness to the OED, the current entry is 1989.


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