Date: Tue, 17 Sep 1996 17:05:02 -0400
From: "Jeutonne P. Brewer" jpbrewer[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]HAMLET.UNCG.EDU
Subject: Re: WHISTLIN' DIXIE: from Whistling Dick!
I think it is in fact a far leap from "Dick" to "Dixie"
at least in making the claim that this is the source of
"Dixie." There is also the leap from someone named
Dixey and the use of "Dixie." Both are intriguing, but
neither is conclusive.
jpbrewer[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]hamlet.uncg.edu