haggies - dibs
annelamb at GNV.FDT.NET
Wed Feb 2 19:55:36 UTC 2000
We always used "dibs" (Chicago suburbs). I don't remember "first" or
James Smith wrote:
> --- Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
> > 25. Haggies or No Haggies...When someone bought a
> > box of candy, you would
> > yell haggies and he would have to share with you
> > unless that person had
> > shouted no haggies first
> > "Haggies" is, unfortunately, not in DARE. It is
> > the rare term that's not
> > found on ANY of my search engines (Nexis, Dow Jones,
> > Alta Vista, Lycos,
> > Infoseek, Deja News, et al.). Someone from the
> > Bronx had once asked me about
> > "haggies."
> "Dibs" or "first dibs"
> and "No dibs" when I was growing. Are those more
> common or widespread terms?
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