Heard on the Judges:

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 14 00:42:40 UTC 2006

Black speakers:

I had a job _demolitioning_ a building _down_.

ain't got no cash nor no stash = "broker than the Ten Commandments"

hide in the sack = "conduct a clandestine sexual relationship"

White speaker:

numerous of times

I've heard the last (or should that be "the latter"? ;-)) numerous of
times from black speakers, but this is the first time that I've heard
it from a white speaker.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Sam'l Clemens

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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