Early use of "phatt" (1873)

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Tue Jun 1 17:00:36 UTC 2004

Sam Clements <SClements at NEO.RR.COM> scripsit:
<<Here is a sample of what she found in the 1873 copy:
    Joel Briggs a peddlar was,
    A peddlar of renown,
   He delt in tin ware and sl(?)ich,

I guess that this is almost certainly "sich" = "such".

-- Mark A. Mandel, Research Administrator
   Information Extraction from the Biomedical Literature
   University of Pennsylvania

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