Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday's Random Slang-o-rama: Jackson crackers


This week's bit of language fun ties directly into last week's holiday.

That's your clue to the meaning of "Jackson crackers."

I'll let you ponder a bit...
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Pondering time is over!

From Americanisms, Old and New by John Stephen Farmer, we have:
Jackson Crackers—A Southwestern term for firework crackers.

You may all now return to your summery activities....

By J.W.Photography from Annapolis - Flickr, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8331045


3 comments:

Liz V. said...

My dog doesn't like them, whatever the name. ☺

Ann Parker said...

Hi Liz!... Neither does my cat! :-)

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