[Ads-l] "Yay long"

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Wed May 3 18:15:10 EDT 2017


Bend OR _The Bend Bulletin_ 24 Sep 1941 p 27 col 2
"Dress goods -- woolens, cottons, in astonishing array, plaids, corduroys, it's all there at Wetle's, with books yea-big of patterns, for those handy with a needle."

La Grande OR _La Grande Observer_ 11 May 1943 p 6 col 1
"Fireman Oscar Marshall put Sunday afternoon to good use by catching a fine limit of trout from the Wallowa river, including several which were "oh, about yay big!" "

La Grande OR _La Grande Observer_ 24 Jun 1943 p 1 col 2
"Due to Jean's age and size, she will have to wait awhile to enlist in the WAAC, but she won't have to wait long for her uniform, which is size -- oh, well, about so long . . . and yay wide, complete with metal military buttons."


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