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Origin of the term "flakestand"?

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Re: Origin of the term "flakestand"?

Postby Harry » Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:59 am

And a little more to chew on...

From the book
"From Ulster to America: The Scotch-Irish Heritage of American English By Michael Montgomery"


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Re: Origin of the term "flakestand"?

Postby zedzedtop » Fri Nov 29, 2013 1:03 am

http://www.frontierfolk.net/ramsha_rese ... iskey.html

Even more to chew on! A few more early 1800s references....
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Re: Origin of the term "flakestand"?

Postby Kapea » Fri Nov 29, 2013 2:50 am

I just figured it was related to California somehow:

"California - The Land of Fruits, Nuts, and Flakes."
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Re: Origin of the term "flakestand"?

Postby Dubble N. Twist » Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:29 am

Oi... Been a very busy holiday week. No time for research or posting.....Thank you, Harry. I was hoping you would chime in. Havent had a chance to read your material but i will soon. Seems I was was almost there...
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