[Ads-l] "put on the dog" -- Mississippi vernacular?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 3 02:02:08 UTC 2014

On Sun, Nov 2, 2014 at 4:33 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> Familiar to me since childhood, but I admit I haven't heard it in some
> years.


> The journalist is how old?

Born yesterday, apparently.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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