Thursday, July 23, 2009

Wednesday's Word (the Thursday edition)
Word: Billy-be-damned (N.)
Definition: State of complacency, smugness

"I got to the mouth of the stream and there was the warden, but as Billy-be-damned, and me three trout over."

(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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