a word from "Huck Finn"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 1 22:13:06 UTC 2012

Ian Frazier in the March 5 _New Yorker_ (p. 26) has a brief article on a
"Community Dialogue" on Staten Island about a certain word that appears in
_Huckleberry Finn_.

What could the word be? Frazier doesn't say.

Anyway, "During the entire two-hour conversation, amost nothing from either
'Tom Sawyer' or 'Huckleberry Finn' was discussed, except the word."



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