[Ads-l] slummock

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 8 08:49:25 EST 2017

A Secessionist character in _Mercy Street_ calls her sister a "Yankee
slummock."  New to me.

A most improbable choice of words, since GB reveals only British, mostly
rural, occurrences.


"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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