Query about an abbreviation

David Borowitz borowitz at STANFORD.EDU
Thu Mar 22 22:46:07 UTC 2007

Historical Dictionary of American Slang:

I figured it out from
To agree with Susan, it might be useful for someone to just have a website
somewhere with common abbreviations for works cited on the ADS-L list.

On 3/22/07, Susan Burt <smburt at ilstu.edu> wrote:
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> >> As would the 1910 example in the Dictionary of Americanisms, and the
> >> two additional 1910's cites in HDAS.
> This HDAS is cited fairly often by folks on this list, but I (for one)
> do  not know what it stands for.  I can guess that it might be a
> H--(?) (Harvard?) Dictionary of American Speech, but that's just a
> guess.
> Is anyone willing to give full bibliographic information for a relative
> newbie to the list?
> Thanks,
> Susan
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