Re: [gardeners] Re:Scalleywags? Definately one word. ;-)

George Shirley (
Tue, 13 Oct 1998 09:36:20 -0700

Scalawag is a common term for a no account person or a mischievous (sp?)
one in the southern US.


Gayle Fields wrote:
> I seem to be missing something here.  I thought you were talking about
> Texans. A scalleywag is a British term for a tar gone adrift I think.
> I find it amusing that a land state would use such a term.  Please
> enlighten this prairie bound mountain shrouded soul what you call a
> scalleywag!!  Texas in the Caribbean is what I am envisioning!!
> Gayle
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