"Black Man", 1849

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon May 3 14:23:20 UTC 2010

At 5/3/2010 08:39 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>I didn't think H. was original.  I still believe he was archaic.

I'll concede to that until I find some more examples in the mid-1800s!  :-)


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