[Ads-l] ballard

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 12 08:32:07 EST 2017

A CNN commentator says that Beyonce' will give either "a full performance
or a ballard."

Google shows a few exx. of "Scotch ballards" in newspapers going back to at
least 1903, plus a good number of contemporary "old ballards."


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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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