Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Fri Apr 16 03:53:02 UTC 2004

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>   OED does not have "snarf."  The CASSELL DICTIONARY OF SLANG has "snarf,'
meaning to eat or to drink, from 1960s+.

Ms. Despres over at M-W does a great job of listing the verb "snarf" from
1965, coming probably from the verb "scarf" ca. 1960,  coming from the
mid-1800's verb "scoff."

Sam Clements

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