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'Crosslots'
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Salmoneye    Posted 02-06-2004 at 19:19:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
Who knows what it means?...

Now add one from your area that some of us may not know...



Battleborn    Posted 02-07-2004 at 02:20:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
I give up! What does it mean?


Salmoneye    Posted 02-07-2004 at 03:36:05       [Reply]  [No Email]
'Crosslots' is just that...usually a trodden path that literally goes 'across lots' as opposed to a town byway, lane or road...

Just for giggles I had put it into a google search and looked on www.dictionary.com...Not in the dictionary and the very few references I could find on google all had to do with Vermont and New Hampshire...I was surprised that something so familiar to me would not be common to others...

My Mom and my Sister have a 'crosslots' path that has been used constantly for 40+ years...I was always hunting my way home from school in the fall 'crosslots'...I had friends 'over on the other road' where a trudge 'crosslots' was one mile, but to do it by roads was nearer to 5...


Les    Posted 02-06-2004 at 21:19:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
Sure, that's an easy one.
Do you know what 'cultch' is?


Salmoneye    Posted 02-07-2004 at 03:28:28       [Reply]  [No Email]
I had to look it up...New one on me...Which meaning is the one you were thinking of?



a    Posted 02-13-2004 at 19:26:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
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Les    Posted 02-07-2004 at 06:55:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
#3 is the one that comes closest. To me, cultch is stuff that's not worth keeping but too good to throw away. So you keep it anyway, just in case you ever might need it. I have lots of cultch around, especially down cellar.
";^)


ron,ar    Posted 02-06-2004 at 19:49:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
Toadsuck days
Don't know how it originated but the city of Conway Arkansas has a festival each year by that name.


Salmoneye    Posted 02-07-2004 at 03:25:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
OK...'Crosslots' is just that...usually a trodden path that literally goes 'across lots' as opposed to a town byway, lane or road...

Now...If you tell me 'Toadsuck Days' are as literal in their meaning...I will have to beg off and stay up here...

;-)



Tinker    Posted 02-07-2004 at 08:25:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
Crosslots sounds close to our term of Cartway. Some folks have cartways that connect properties and will walk or ride 4 wheelers to and fro.


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