[Ads-l] "Salty"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 19 23:18:36 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 12:04 PM, Yagoda, Ben <byagoda at udel.edu> wrote:
> in  the sense of off-color language

Communism and Socialism Pamphlets
Browder, Earl
Build the United People's Front, P.32
New York, Workers Library Publishers, [January] 1936 - ‚ÄéRead
We must select those who have the knack of the humorous, picturesque and
_salty language_ of the masses.
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

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

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