down-state (1904)

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Wed May 18 01:36:47 UTC 2011

Corresponding to up-state for which I found a pre-1900 quote, here is a
quotation earlier than the 1909 one on record:

The meeting was attended by many down-state Democratic leaders, including a
number of sound money Democrats who have been strangers about headquarters
since 1896.  _The Salt Lake [City] Tribune_, July 23, 1904, p 1

The American Dialect Society -

More information about the Ads-l mailing list