n.— «Wendy Coller, owner of Athletics Etc. on Independence Street, was present to sell Ho-Butt Athletics T-shirts. Ho-Butt is a local term of endearment that means “Hey buddy.” Although the term is unique to the coal region, it is known nationwide.» —“’08 fest so far the best Record crowd enjoys artistic day in Shamokin Coal crackers, out-of-towners share heritage, fun for a day” by Julie Nicolov News Item (Shamokin, Pennsylvania) May 25, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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