Ofaginzy redux

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Tue Mar 27 05:33:56 UTC 2007

"Ofaginzy" is attested (sparsely, I think) as an elaborate form of "ofay" =
"white [person]".

Does anybody know the pronunciation of "ofaginzy", or whether there
are/were other spellings?

Is there any known early citation? [HDAS has 1946.]

-- Doug Wilson

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