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Thread #56224 Message #3854883
Posted By: GUEST
13-May-17 - 07:56 PM
Thread Name: Epithet for English Immigrants in Song?
Subject: RE: Epithet for English Immigrants in Song?
My grandmother was from Bradford, Yorkshire and came to the USA in the early 1900's to work in the woolen mills in Rhode Island. She often told me how other non-English immigrants would call her a Jickie...and how she would cry.