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Thread #56224 Message #3717601
Posted By: GUEST,jwgerst10
19-Jun-15 - 04:58 PM
Thread Name: Epithet for English Immigrants in Song?
Subject: RE: Epithet for English Immigrants in Song?
I, too, heard this used as a derogatory term for the English when I was growing up in Rhode Island. I heard it most commonly by members of my grandparents' generation, who would have been born in the late nineteenth century.