up sticks/up stakes: eggcorn origin? (UNCLASSIFIED)

James Harbeck jharbeck at SYMPATICO.CA
Sat May 19 00:58:56 UTC 2007

>A glance at US popular culture: Dagwood Bumstead used this "cut out" (v.i.)
>= "leave" (in 1975). So did other conventional comic strip characters.

Are you willing to share how you found that cite? Serendipty, recall,
note cards, or is there an actual searchable database of comics?

James Harbeck.

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

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