[Ads-l] May be of interest, if it's new to anyone

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 11 06:20:06 EDT 2016


Cited where appropriate in HDAS.

Not cited:

"GODDAM-GUY - An American."

"CARKSUCCER - An American soldier."

Cf. Fr. "Les godons," the English.

JL



On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 10:17 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> Interdatings, new meanings, etc.
>
> Digger Dialects: A Collection of Slang Phrases Used by the Australian
> Soldie
> rs ...
> https://books.google.com/books?id=LhczAQAAMAAJ
> Walter Hubert Downing - 1919 - ‚ÄéRead
> --
> -Wilson
> -----
> 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
>
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> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
>



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