[Ads-l] antedating of 'bar-b-q'

James Eric Lawson jel at NVENTURE.COM
Fri Nov 18 05:36:12 UTC 2022

On 11/17/22 14:19, Baker, John wrote:
> Surely the romantic portion of the overcoat would be the portion colloquially thought to be over the heart (i.e., the left breast).
> John Baker

That's a good suggestion, thanks. I'm happy to lay my speculation to rest.

James Eric Lawson

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