RARA-AVIS: Re: The Horsemen

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 10 Mar 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, BaxDeal@... wrote:
    > similarly, nobody who's actually from L.A. refers to Los Angeles as Lala
    > land. of course, nobody who's actually IN L.A. is from L.A.
    > John Lau

    Frisco is pretty funny, too... How much fake vocabulary do people pick up from books and movies? Like the shamus, the dame, etc. I've had very, very old people tell me that this business of "dames" was not common parlance. They had other words.



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