[Ads-l] wondering about the origin of "sleigh riding" in New York

Michael Malone mikemalone5a at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 1 17:01:10 UTC 2021

Hi! I sincerely hope I did this correctly and did not violate the norms.
I'm a journalist looking to do a story on the term "sleigh riding", which
is how snow sledding is referred to in New York, despite there not being a
sleigh involved. Wondering if anyone might help trace where/when/how the
term came to be.
Thank you and happy new year.
Mike Malone

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