[Ads-l] what's the latest [,] dope/poop/skinny?

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 30 21:50:35 UTC 2019

 Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> Garson,  that seems to be the glossary appearing in Lee's "Fag-Ends."
> The book's pub date is 1878, but the copyright is 1877.
> Significantly, even if P. J. Dashiell was still in school in 1877, Lee
> alludes to a professor nicknamed "Skinny" on p. 41.

Here are some links into HathiTrust plus a Google Books link

Fag-Ends From the Naval Academy

The Last Section - Page 41

A Dictionary (Second page of dictionary which lists skinny) - Page 99

Fag-Ends From the Naval Academy

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

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