Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Wednesday's Word
Word: Spleeny (Adj.)
Definition: Sissified
"The Beck boy is awfully spleeny."
"Well, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Look where he comes from. I've seen his father take a bite of a potato chip, and then throw away the the part he'd held only, dirty don't you know. It runs in the family: they're all soft."

(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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