[Ads-l] jive 1925 (antedate?)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Wed Oct 14 09:03:21 EDT 2020


The same newspaper, besides additional 1925 uses:

By the way, that New York contributor doesn't want to jive ole Baltimore.

Aug. 10, 1924, 14/2

SG
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Subject: jive 1925 (antedate?)

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

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