[Ads-l] "daisy" old or British for "doozy"?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 8 11:54:11 UTC 2016


 More or less, but the relationship isn't clear. See HDAS.

JL

On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 9:51 PM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:

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> Might "daisy" have been used years ago, or be/have been British usage, for
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