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From: Martin Roberts <>
Subject: Re: The Hamely Tongue
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 11:07:16 -0600
At 06:23 AM 11/25/97 -0500, BOBBIE M HALL wrote:
>Would the Appalachian folk in the group know if the words 'ken' and
>'jalouse' have been used in recent memory? As in "I ken what you
>and "I jaloused that might happen."
'ken' is used in Texas. Even by new Asian immigrants. They may prefer
it to 'knew' because the letter combination seems easier for people with no
in their language.
I heard 'flibberty gibbet' as a child from my ggmother whose mother was a
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