What is winter?

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Fri Feb 19 13:35:42 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 08:29:59AM -0500, Bill Palmer wrote:
> When I was living in Newport RI, we used to say "Here there are two seasons,
> winter and the 4th of July"

There was an example of that from 1899 or something as well,
which I didn't bother to post. It had been new to me.

Jesse Sheidlower

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

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