[Ads-l] jitney antedatings, 1886, 2x, Ohio

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Sun Feb 28 09:37:30 EST 2021


Reported at

https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/367660/why-did-jitney-become-slang-for-nickel
(includes some questionable other stuff)

or go to

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/pages/results/?state=Ohio&dateFilterType=range&date1=01%2F01%2F1886&date2=12%2F31%2F1886&language=&ortext=&andtext=jitney&phrasetext=&proxtext=&proxdistance=5&rows=20&searchType=advanced
Search Results « Chronicling America « Library of Congress<https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/pages/results/?state=Ohio&dateFilterType=range&date1=01%2F01%2F1886&date2=12%2F31%2F1886&language=&ortext=&andtext=jitney&phrasetext=&proxtext=&proxdistance=5&rows=20&searchType=advanced>
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1777-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
chroniclingamerica.loc.gov
Stephen Goranson

------------------------------------------------------------
The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org


More information about the Ads-l mailing list