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 n.— «He ordered a Boston bull terrier and when the dog come accompanied by it’s [sic] pedygree it was found the pesky perp was born in some town in Wisconsin. Whaddyamean Boston bull?» —“Clunette Clippings” Lincoln Daily News (Neb.) Mar. 29, 1915. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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