TITLE

THE SPREADING "YOU KNOW"

AUTHOR(S)
Thurber, James
PUB. DATE
December 1960
SOURCE
New Yorker;12/31/1960, Vol. 36 Issue 46, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article shares the author's observation regarding the rapidly spreading reiteration of the phrase "you know" in the U.S. He says that the phrase has been used for many times by his friend in their telephone conversation. He also heard the phrase being uttered by a radio commentator. According to the author, the phrase has originated from Broadway and Hollywood.
ACCESSION #
22771226

 

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