Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Wednesday’s Word

Word: Able (Adj.)
Definition: physically strong

“Dwight heisted that piano up them stairs most all by himself.”
“Heard tell. Said he didn’t mind the other fellas getting a free ride, but he wished they wouldn’t drag their feet.”
“He was just kidding them. But he’s able, Dwight is.”

(Definition from: "How To Talk Yankee", by Gerald Lewis & Tim Sample, copyright 1979, 1986 by The Thorndike Press; copyright 1989 by the First North Country Press)

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