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Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
03-Mar-13 - 09:49 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: why is the US dollar called a 'buck?'
Subject: RE: Folklore: why is the US dollar called a 'buck?'
Lighter, the "code" seems to be exposed in the preface.

The volumes are weighty. I have been reading them at my breakfast table, a volume by my plate since they are too heavy to read in bed. I was looking for slang of the period, but Mr. Doten does not use much of it.