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Sadie Hawkins day

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A day early in November on which, according to a ‘tradition’ in the cartoon strip Li'l Abner by the US cartoonist Alfred Gerald Caplin (1909–79), a woman may propose marriage to or demand a...

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Sadie Hawkins day

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A day early in November on which, according to a ‘tradition’ in the cartoon strip Li'l Abner by the US cartoonist Alfred Gerald Caplin (1909–79), a woman may propose marriage to or demand a...

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Sadie Hawkins Day

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 98 words.

9 November, in the United States a day corresponding to the English Leap Day (29 February) on which, according to

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Sadie Hawkins Day

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 108 words.

9 November, in the USA a day corresponding to the British leap Day (29 February) on which according to a

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Sadie Hawkins day

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 52 words.

a day early in November on which, according to a ‘tradition’ in the cartoon strip Li'l Abner by the US cartoonist ...

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Silver, Horace (born 1928), Jazz Musician, Pianist, Bandleader, Composer / Arranger

Ronald P. Dufour.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1603 words.

pianist and composer, was born Ward Martin Tavares in Norwalk, Connecticut, to John Tavares Silver, from the Cape Verde Islands who worked at the Norwalk Tire Company and played several...

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