[Ads-l] jive 1925 (antedate?)

James Landau 00000c13e57d49b8-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Fri Oct 16 13:48:58 UTC 2020

On Thu, 15 Oct 2020 08:25:33 Zone-0400 Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> posted
<begin quote>> And listen, folks just collar the new gown jive that the
honest-to-goodness tea          > drinkers sprung on you _though_.

This use of _though_ has been re-hipped, being very common in, e.g.
BlackPeopleTwitter. What is old is new, again, though.<end quote>
I have to ask:  is there any connection between this end-position "though" and Homer Simpson's perpetual "d'oh'?
James Landau
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