[Ads-l] harp

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Dec 28 20:13:58 EST 2021


'Harmonica; mouth organ' (OED: 1887).

1858 _Nashville Patriot_ (Oct. 28) 3: I have also...Musical Instruments of
every variety, from a 10 cent Harp to a $600 Piano.

JL

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