[Ads-l] eucre (card game) antedated to 1837 (UNCLASSIFIED)

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jul 21 14:19:03 UTC 2015


HDAS has "Arkansas toothpick" from 1836, but "full boat" not till "a1969,"

JL

On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 4:29 AM, Stephen Goranson <goranson at duke.edu> wrote:

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> Right you are. When I checked the archive I failed to use all the relevant
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> This was antedated to 1835 here:
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2013-March/126346.html
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> 2013, as were a number of other card playing terms:
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> Euchre
> St Louis MO _Daily Commercial Bulletin_ 7/8/1835 p 2 col 1
> "Some scores of "sportsmen," each a mighty dab in "Brag," "Poker,"
> "Eucre" "
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