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Topics of the day:

1. Fwd: Slang terms by historical period?


Date: Sun, 14 Jun 1998 22:21:38 -0400
From: Evan Morris
Subject: Fwd: Slang terms by historical period?

I received this query this week, and hope that someone on this list might
be able to help this gentleman.

Please direct your replies to the author:

charles davidson

>I am working on a museum exhibit of Virginia history from pre-history to
>the present day. A category of hands-on activities for this exhibit is
>"vocabulary". In each time period in the exhibit we are presenting words
>or slang which originated in that period. Each word is printed on a
>small hinged flip-up panel with the word origin/meaning described
>We have been having difficulty finding words and meanings, and when we
>do we often can't be sure they are placed in the correct period.
>Can you suggest a resource that may supply some of these answers, or
>even... lists of words, that are located in time??
>Your suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

>Charles Davidson
>The PRD Group, Ltd.
>Fairfax, VA