Monthly Archives: April 2015

More handwriting

Another day, another handwriting query. This one has been written by G. M. Story, a note to Dr. Kirwin on the entry for jackatar. The indecipherable bit is in the third full line of text. If you think you can … Continue reading

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No good news for Dictionary of American Regional English

This news article was published recently on the Dictionary of American Regional English.  Unfortunately, if they don’t find some funding soon, they will be forced to close up shop, a sad reality many in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences … Continue reading

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Another handwriting query!

This particular word has shown up on several cards and we cannot figure it out. The headword here is ‘swat’ (top left corner) and the editors have indicated that the citation is withdrawn by writing ‘Withdraw?’ in the top right … Continue reading

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