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Fish: 1917

Fish: 1917

April 1917. "Teaching a deaf-mute to talk. Training School for Deaf Mutes. Sulphur, Oklahoma." View full size. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.

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We say that here on the west coast too.

Whatnot 2.0

A dog bit me in the whatnot once. Stung like hell and whatnot...


It is used here also (Phila)

What isn't it!

Where is the definition of whatnot.

Pretty common word in Indiana and Illinois. I always assumed it was standard english. Is it not?

I Wonder too

I wonder what a "and whatnot" is?

I wonder...

...if the teacher drew the rabbits & whatnot on the blackboard? They are really well done!

look at them

It looks like this girl really wants to learn, you can see the teacher student connection, is this Hine or is my impression right?

SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive.) The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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