Noodling or Hogging (Handfishing)

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Wed Dec 29 05:06:28 UTC 2004

On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 11:48:10PM -0500, Grant Barrett wrote:
> Antedatings are likely, but I was able to take "noodling" back to 1916
> with little effort:

Thanks to the gentleman from Missouri for this. Also, this is
already in OED (though the entry was finished before we had
access to Newspaperarchive, so our earliest was a 1937 from
American Speech).

Jesse Sheidlower

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