St. Lou-isms: Lingo, Lore, and the Lighter Side of Life in the Gateway City

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St. Lou-isms: Lingo, Lore, and the Lighter Side of Life in the Gateway City

19.95

Do you warsh your dishes and rinsh them in the zink? Do you eat mustgo for dinner? Heard about zombies in Wildwood or St. Louis Hills? Ghostly hitchhikers in Florissant? What or who is a St. Louis Hoosier? In St. Lou-isms, John Dr. Jack Oldani documents wholly new St. Louis folklore related to senior citizens, baby boomers, lawyers, nurses, new St. Louis vocabulary, Irish and Bosnian folklore, and even urban belief tales. Dogtown, St. Louis Hills, Valley Park, Wildwood, Ellisville, and other communities are connected through jokes, beliefs, tales, speech, lingo, graffiti, games, and other lore. St. Lou-isms decodes the lingo and traces the stories, shared by all St. Louisans. This book will keep you from being St. Louis 'stupid', or a few clowns short of a circus! You can live, laugh, and learn to leave a legacy! Softcover, 6x9, 192 pages

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