Date: Mon, 15 May 1995 19:05:24 -0500 From: Daniel S Goodman Subject: fiddler's invitation (fwd) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Mon, 15 May 1995 14:26:10 -0400 (EDT) From: Broome County Public Library To: stumpers-list[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CRF.CUIS.EDU Subject: fiddler's invitation Does anyone have the history or information of the term fiddler's invitation? The patron heard it over the weekend in reference to an invitation that was meant in an off-hand manner. I was not able to locate the term in any of our phrase books, the OED, or dictionaries of slang and regional English. Any assistance you can give would be most appreciated. Pat Przybylski Broome County Public Library