[Ads-l] jive 1925 (antedate?)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Wed Oct 14 12:58:04 UTC 2020

Inter-State Tattler [NY, NY; AmHistN] Friday, March 13, 1925 p. 11 col. 1. Baltimore MD., A. Mole, Contributor.

And listen, folks just collar the new gown jive that the honest-to-goodness tea drinkers sprung on you though.

[The word "that" is partly covered but appears probable.]
[If relevant:]
....Martha M. even had some new tight-fitting frock on....

Stephen Goranson

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

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