More 1908 Dialect Notes on E 'Bama (white) English

Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton3 at VIRGINMEDIA.COM
Mon Aug 30 03:00:57 UTC 2010

> I never heard "titty" in NYC except in derisive contexts about nursing
> babies. "Tit" was the universal rude synonym.  When I first heard "titty"
> i=
> n
> the South, it seemed weird.
> JL

I've mostly come across this in the bound collocation, "tough titty" (hard


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