"dude" on Lexicon Valley

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 30 02:19:33 UTC 2014

On the Lexicon Valley podcast, Mike Vuolo does an excellent job presenting
the research by Messrs. Popik, Cohen, and Clements on the origins of "dude":


Can anyone shed some light on the "nine on the side" line from the verse
discussed in the podcast ("Here is the Dude")?



Ben Zimmer

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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