[Ads-l] _Dudine_ : "dudette"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri May 22 20:48:45 UTC 2015

   1. The Guardian - Volumes 35-36 - Page 232
   1884 - ‎Read - ‎More editions
   BY H. H. SCHIVELY. The following is a clipping from the Powelton Avenue
   Beacon, a lively little sheet, published by a Philadelphia congregation :

    " Have you seen the Pomeroy ? " " Yes. Awful _dudine_." Long pause. "
   Well, I don't know ...

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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