[Ads-l] Long-haul trucker's lexicon + a surprise

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 2 10:06:46 EDT 2017

But did "drawers" then have the potentially lascivious* sense?


* Love that word, so synesthetically suggestive.

On Jun 2, 2017 7:31 AM, "Stephen Goranson" <goranson at duke.edu> wrote:

So of her curled fronts: Mrs. Glegg had doubtless the glossiest and
crispest brown curls in her drawers, as well as curls in various degrees of
fuzzy laxness...

Mill on the Floss

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