Lower Slobbovia (geog.)
James A. Landau
JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Mon Jul 16 14:07:24 UTC 2001
In a message dated 7/16/01 9:34:39 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:
> I suspect "druthers" predated
> Li'l (not L'il--I fear the ya'll bug is catching) Abner.too, but it's
> not listed at all in the OED.
Merriam-Webster's 10th Collegiate gives "druthers" with a date of 1875.
- Jim Landau
PS "the ya'll bug"? Anything like the Y2K bug?
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