RARA-AVIS: terminology

michael david sharp (msharp@umich.edu)
Mon, 12 Jan 1998 23:10:00 -0500 (EST) Teaching Hammett's "The Scorched Face" tomorrow. If anyone can tell me
what the phrase "shine Indian" means (*Hard-Boiled*, p.33), or the word
"bloomer" (p.47) for that matter, I would love to know. Many thanks. M-

Michael D. Sharp Email: msharp@umich.edu
Department of English Lang. and Lit. Phone: (734) 761-8776
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Fax: (734) 763-3128

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