Date: Wed, 31 Jan 1996 09:16:39 -0600 From: Katherine Catmull 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 > a). 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]