higgledy piggledies

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sat Sep 1 22:12:43 UTC 2012

On Sep 1, 2012, at 2:30 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> How accurate is Wikipedia on higgledy-piggledies, particularly the
> "purportedly<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higgledy_piggledy#cite_note-Hecht_and_Hollander-0>
> invented by <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Hecht>Anthony Hecht
> and Paul Pascal in 1961"?

the Hecht & Hollander 1967 book was when the form came to me, and i have no other sources.

why are you asking?


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