[Ads-l] blackbird

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Feb 18 07:40:36 EST 2017


HDAS isn't handy, but this is either an antedating or early:

1865 _Weekly Patriot and Union_ (Harrisburg, Pa.) (Nov. 16) 1: THE
BLACKBIRD...Once upon a midnight dreary.../...there stood a big buck nigger
leaning up against my door.

JL

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