Date: Wed, 31 Jan 1996 09:16:39 -0600
From: Katherine Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]BGA.COM
Subject: Re: "street arab"
On Thu, 18 Jan 1996, BARBARA HILL HUDSON wrote:
In reference to the term "street arab":
I know that in Baltimore, MD the men who sell produce and sometimes fish from
horse drawn carriages were called street arabs (pronounced with a initial long
I recenty came across the term in Salman Rushdies's Midnight's Children,
so perhaps it's originally a British term.
Or perhaps I should just look it up.
Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]bga.com