nancyschimmel commented on the word ticky-tacky
In the first forty or so examples, Pete Seeger, who made the song "Little Boxes" popular, is mentioned twice, but Malvina Reynolds, who wrote the song and originated the term, is not mentioned at all. Daly City is mentioned, and she was passing through Daly City when she got the idea for the song.
July 2, 2012
nancyschimmel commented on the word guitalele
According to Wikipedia:A guitalele (sometimes spelt guitarlele) is a guitar-ukulele hybrid,1 that is, "a 1/4 size" guitar, a cross between a classical guitar and a tenor ukulele.