End of ADS-L Digest - 24 Jun 1995 to 25 Jun 1995 ************************************************ There are 7 messages totalling 139 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. queries re IPA, jig time, lay wi 2. NEH 3. seeking DSNA conf info 4. queries re IPA, jig time, lay with 5. Hot as tunket (2) 6. English Dialect in Tidewater, Virginia ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sun, 25 Jun 1995 23:39:17 -0400 From: James C Stalker Subject: Re: queries re IPA, jig time, lay wi > > Do you know the expression in jig time? It seems it might be regional, but > there is doubt. If you know it, from where? I associate the term with 1930/40 movies, New York street types, Irish probably. I grew up in Louisville, KY. Born 1940. > > How about lay with (it), meaning hold tight to, keep at, stick with; also > for this area of usage. No help here. Stalker[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]pilot.msu.edu