[Ads-l] "soooooo," adv.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 9 17:40:19 EDT 2016


This prolonged, semi-humorous pronunciation isn't currently noteworthy
(Ex." That is soooooo twentieth century!").

But a 1919 ex. may be:

1919 in Allen Peck _Allen Peck's WW1 Letters Home_ (N.Y.: iUniverse, 2005)
172: That swell Mr. Jones is so-oo attentive to Miss Smith who I think is
so homely, etc.

JL

-- 
"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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