Tamony, Peter (1902-1985), Collection, 1890-1985 (C3939)

877.6 linear feet, 12 records, 89 audio tapes, 2 audio cassettes

Word Files Series

The Word Files series comprises over 800 boxes of examples of word and phrase usages, which are arranged in alphabetical order. Tamony stored these clippings from newspapers, books, and magazines by cutting the ends off used envelopes and writing the word or phrase at the top. He then folded the item containing the word and inserted it into the envelope.

Word file list

I
Ia
I Am
Ianity
Iat
Iatro Genic
Ib
IBM
See also ICBM; International Business Machine
I Boney
ICAAAA
ICBM
See also IBM
Ice
Ice Arenas
Ice Balls
Iceberg
Iceberg Ethic
Iceberg Slim
Ice Boating
Ice Box
Ice Boxes
Ice Breaker
Ice Capades
Ice Cold
See also Cold
Ice Cools
Ice Cream
Ice Cream Cone
Ice Cream Soda
Ice Cube
Iced Down, See Ice
Ice Follies
Ice Hockey
Ice House Stare, See Cold Shoulder; Ice
Ice Islands
Ice Jam
Iceland Disease
Icelander
Iceman
Iceman Cometh
Icepick
Ice Pitcher, See Cold Shoulder
Ice Skating
Ice Tong Doctor
Ice Wagon
Ice Water
Ice Wool
Icey Stare, See Ice
Ichiban
I Ching
Ician
Icide
Icker
Ickiwickus
Icks
Icky
See also Flop; Jeff
ICM
Ico
Icon
Iconoclism
Iconoscope
See also Ike
Iconumerator
Icosahedron
I Could Cry
Icy Mitt, See Cold Shoulder
Id
ID
Ida
Idaho Gem
Idaho System
ID Cards
See also ID
Idea
Idea Factory
Ideal
Idealism
Idealist
Idea Man
Ideas
Ideation
Ideational Engineer
Idea War
Ident
Identification
Identification Cards
Identification Friend Or Foe, See IFF
Identification Kit, See IK
Identification Parade
Identify
Identikey
Identikit
Identity
Idento Tag
Ideologue
Ideology
I Didn't Know That
I Didn't Say It
Idiolect
Idioms
See also Cats
Idiot
Idiot Board
Idiot Box
Idiot Boy
Idiot Card
Idiot Era
Idiot Gear
Idiotism
Idiot Light
Idiot's Delight
Idiot Sheet
Idiot Stick
Idits
Idiwash
Idle
Idler
Idle Rich
I Don't Care
I Don't Think
I'd Rather Be Right
I Dreamed
Ie
If
IFD Disease
IFF
Iffic
Iff
Iffingway
Iffits
Iffus
Iffy
See also If
Ific
IFIF
If It Aint Broke, Don't Fix It, See Broke
If Itis
If I Were
If Money Bet
I Formation
If The, See FO
If Winter Comes
IFYE
If You Can't Beat Em, Join Em
If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them, See Beat
If You Can't Be Good, Be
Careful
If You Haven't Tried It
If You See Me comming
If You Should Ask Me
IG
Igg
Iggidy Song
Iggle
Iggy
IGHAT
Igloo
Ignatz
Ignition
Ignoramus Bill
Ignorance
Ignoto
I Gonnies
IGY
I Hear You
I Hope I Hope I Hope
I Hope To Tell You
IK
Ike
Ike And Mike
Ikebani
Iken
Iker
Ikey
I Kid You Not
See also Kid
IKL
Ikin
Ikkie
IK
Ikon
Ileitis
I Like
I'll Be
I'll Be Seeing You
I'll Buy That, See Buy
Ill Clothed, Ill Fed, Ill Housed
Illegal
Illegal Formation
Illegal, Immoral, Fattening
See also Immoral; Illegal; Fattening
Illegals
Illegitimate
Ill Health
Illinois
Illinois Plan
Illinois System
Illiterate
I'll Say
I'll Take
I'll Take Vanilla
I'll Tell One
I'll Tell The World
I'll Tell You What I'm Going To Do
I'll Try Anything Once
Illuminati
Illumination
Illusionist
Illusion O
Illustories
Illustrated Songs
Illustrations
Illustrator
Ilotycin
I Love Lucy
ILS
Ima
I'm A
Image
Image Intensification
Image Maker
See also Image
Image Of Self
Image Orthicon
Image Orthicon Tube
Imagery
Images
Imaginarium
Imagination
Imagine
Imagineer
Imagineering
Imagine My Embarrassment
Imago
See also Image
Imbalance
Imbo
Imbos
Imdrin
I'm From Missouri
See also Missouri
I'm Going To Holler About Taxes, See IGHAT
Imitation
Imitator
I'm John Brown If I Can
Immaculate
Immaculate Conception
Immacualte Interception
Immaculate Reception
Immaturity
Immelman Turn
Immersion
Immies
Immigrants
Immigration
Immimentization
Immolation
Immoral
Immoral, Illegal Or Fattening
See also Illegal, Immoral; Or Fattening
Immortal
Immortality
Immunery
Immunism
Immunity
Imo
Imp
Impac
Impact
Impact Report
Impeller
Imperative
Imperatorskoye
Imperial
Imperialism
Impersonater
Impersonation
Impert
Implement
Implosion
Import
Important
Import Cars
Imported Cars
Importophile
Importorium
Imports
Impossible
Impossible Dream
Imposter
Impost Taker, See Fence
Impotence
Impotent
Impound
Impounded
Imp Prints
Impressario
Impressionism
Impressionist
Impressions
Imprinting
Improbablia
Improve
Improve By Death
Improvement Fund
Improvement Of The Breed
Improvisation
Impuck
Impulse
Impulse Buying
Impulse Shopper
Imsak
I'm The Greatest
I'm The Guy
In
Ina
Inadequacy
In A Horn, See Horn
In A Jam, See Jam
Inalienable
In And In
In And Out
In And Outer
Inantiodromia
In A Pickle, See Pickle
In A Pig's Neck
In Bad, See Bad
In Bed With, See Bed
In Betweener
In Business, See Business
In Cahoots, See Cahoots
Incendiary Blonde
Incentive
Incentive Pay
Incest
Inch
In Charge, See Charge
Inches
Inclin Ator
In Clover, See Clover
Include Me Out
Income
Income Tax
Income Tax Expert
Income Transfer Program
Incompatibility
Incontinence
Incorporated
Incorporation
Incred
In Crowd, See In
Incursion
In Curve
Indecent
Indecent Exposure
Indeedy
Indefinite Words
Independent
Independent As A Hog On Ice
See also Hog
Independent Merchant
In Depth
See also Depth
Indespensible Man
Indeterminacy
Indeterminate Sentence
Index
Indexation
Indexer
Index Funds
Indexing
India
Indian
Indiana
Indianapolis
Indian Arm Wrestling
Indian Business
Indian Chief
Indian Club
Indian Country
Indian Dice
Indian Fighter
Indian Fighting
Indian Giver
Indian Guide
Indian Hay
See also Hay
Indian Head
Indian Nation, See Nation
Indian Names
Indian Ocean
Indian Pony
Indian Rope Trick
Indians
Indian Sign
Indian Sugar
Indian Summer
Indian Valley Line
Indian Valley Road
Indian Wrestling
India Rubber
India Rubber Man
Indicators
Indie
Indifference
Indirect Lighting
Indispensible Dress
Indispensible Man
Individualism
Individual Retirement Account
Individual Retirement Accounts
Individual Sensory Tank
Indivisable
Indocin
Indo European Languages
Indonesia
Indoor
Indoor Sports
Indoor Sports Club
Indoor Yacht Club
Indor
Indubitably
Indulging
Industrial
Industrial Accident Commission
Industrial Age
Industrial Bank
Industrial Banking
Industrial Democracy
Industrial Design
Industrial District
Industrial Education
Industrial Espionage
Industrialization
Industrial Loans
Industrial Monkey
Industrial Park
Industrial Psychology
Industrial Revolution
Industrial Show
Industrial State
Industrial Television
Industrial Workers Of The World
Industry
In Dutch, See Dutch
Indy
Ine
Inefficient
Inertial
Inertial Guidance
Inertial Navigation
Infallibility
Infant
Infanticipate
Infanticipating
Infantilisms
Infant Prodigy
Infantry
Infamy
Infavoidance
Infection
Inference
Inferiority Complex
See also Complex
Inferon
Infernal Revenue
Infertility
Infidelity
Infield
Infield Fly
In Fighting
Infiltration
Infinity
Infinite Novel
Infinite Regression
Infix
Infixing
Inflatable
Inflatable Doll
Inflate
Inflated
Inflated Language
Inflation
Inflation Language
Inflation Lingo
In Flight
Influence
Influence Peddler
Influencing Machine
Influentials
Influenza
Info
Infonet
In For It
See also In
Information
Informational Pickets
Information Explosion
Information, Friend Of Foe
See also IFF
Information Machine
Information Please
Information Retrieval
Information Revolution
Information Technology
Information Theory
Informer
Informercials
Informers
Infra
Infrared
Infrasexum
Infrasonic
Infrastructure
Ing
Ingagi
Ingenue
Ingenue Crouch, See Crouch
Ingersoll
In God We Trust
See also God
Ingrate
Ingratenik
Ingredient
In Group
See also In
Ingsoc
Inh
In Hack
Inhale
In Heat, See Heat
Inheritance Tax
Inhg
Inhibitions
Inhibitor
Inhiston
In House
See also In
Inhuman
Inhumanity
Ini
In It
Initialization
Initials
See also Abbreviations; Acro- nyms
Initialism
Initial Letters, See Initials
Initiatic
Initiation
Initiative
Initiative And Referendum
Injector
Injun
Injury
Ink
Inka, Dinka, Do
Inkahol
Inkapa
Ink Blot Test
Inkies
Ink Monkey
Ink Pot, See Ink
Ink Slinger
Ink Spots
Inky
Inky Dink, See Dink
Inlaid
Inlaid Tower
In Law
In Laws
In Lieu
In Like Flynn, See Flynn; In
In Line
Inline
See also Line
Inmate
In Migrant
In-Migration
In Money
Inn
Inner
Inner Cabinet
Inner Circle
Inner City
Inner Peace
Inner Sanctum
Inner Six
Inner Space
Inner Tube
Inner Wear
Inning
Innocence By Association
Innocent
Innocents
Innocent Victim Law
Innocent Years
Innocuous Desuetude
Innovar
Innovative
Ino
In One's Book
See also Book
In On The Ground Floor, See Ground Floor
In On The Play
Inoperative
In Our Book, See Book
In Out
In Person
In Plant
See also In
Input
Inquietude
Inquirer
Inquiry
Ins
Insane
Insane Asylum
Insanity
Insecticide
Insecure
Insecurity
Insensitive
Insensitivity
Inseperables
In Shoot
Inside
Inside Baseball
Inside Clipping
Inside Information
See also Inside
Inside Job
Inside Of, See Inside
Inside Out
Inside Outside, See Inside
Insider
Insiders
Inside Six
Inside Story
Inside Straight
Inside Track
See also In; Inside
Insight
Insignia
In Spades
Inspector
Inspectroscope
Inspiration
Inspirational World
Inspired
Installment
Installment Buying
Installment Credit
Installment Payments
Installment Plan
Installment Purchases
Installments
Instant
Instant Coffee
Instant Deposit
Instant Foods
Instant Insanity
Instant Playback
Instant Refund
See also Instant
Instant Replay
Instavision
instinctive
Institution
Institutional
Institutional Advertising
Institutional Investing
Instutional Investment
Institutional Investor
Institutional World
Instructional
Instructional League
Instrument
Instrumental
Instrumentation
Instrument Landing
Instrument Landing System
Insulation
Insulin
Insull
Insult
Insult Comedian
Insult Comedy
Insurance
Insurance Companies
Insurance Oil
Insurance Run, See Insurance
Insure
Insy
Intact
In Take
Intangibles
Intarsia
Integrated Circuit
Integrated Circuitry
Integrated Problem
Integration
Intellectronics
Intellectual
Intellectual Ghetto
Intellectualism
Intellectuals
Intelligence
Intelligence System
Intelligence Test
Intelligentsia
Intelligent Whale
Intelli-Giant
Intelsat
Intelstat
Intensifier
Intensity
Intensive
Intensive Care
Intentional Foul
Intentionalist
Interabanga
Interbang
Interceptor
Interchange
Interchangeable Parts
Interchangeable Tires
Intercom
Interconnect
Intercontinental Ballistics Missile
Intercop
Intercourse
Intercut
Interdependence
Interesque
Interest
Interesting Event
Interests
Interface
Interference
Interferometer
Interferon
Interior
Interior Decoration
Interior Decorator
Interleague
Interlingua
Interlock
Interlocking
Interlon
Intermarriage
Intermediate Sentence
Intermediate Term
Interment Camp
Inter Mix
Intermodal
Intern
Internal Combustion Engine
Internalization
Internal Revenue
Internal Security
International
International Business
Administration
Internation Business Machine
See also IBM
Internationale
International Geophysical Year
International House
Internationalism
International Labor
Organization
International Matches
International Monetary Fund
Internationals
International Set
Internment Camps
Interpol
Interpretation
Interpreter
Interposition
Interracial
Interracial Marriage
Interregnum
Interrelation
Interroback
Interrobang
Intersex
Interstate
Intertel
Intertie
Interurbia
Interuterine
Interuterine Devices
See also IUD; Intrauterine Device
Intervened
Intervention
Interventor
Interview
Interview Show
Intervivos
Intestinal Flu
Intestinal Fortitude
In The Bag
See also Bag
In The Ball Park
In The Book, See Book
In The Boot, See Boot
In The Can, See Can
In The Cards
See also Cards
In The Chips, See Chips
In The Clear, See Clear; In
In The Color, See Color
In The Crease, See Crease
In The Dark, See Dark
In The Dog House, See Dog House
In The Door
In The Dough, See Dough
In The Drink, See Drink
In The Fat, See Fat
In The Flat, See Flat
In The Fog, See Fog
In The Gate, See Gate
In The Groove
See also Groove
In The Hole
See also Hole
In The Hopper, See Hopper
In The Know
See also Know
In The Middle, See Middle
In The Mill, See Mill
In The Mist, See Mist
In The Money
See also Money
In The Mud, See Mud
In The Pink, See Pink
In The Raw, See Raw
In There
In The Red, See In
In The Well
In The Wind
Intimatism
Intimidation
Into
Intonation
Intoxilizer
Intoximeter
In Trade
Intrafax
Intramatics
Intraocular
Intrasubjective
Intrauterine
Intrauterine Contraceptive Device
Intrauterine Device
See also IUD; Interuterine Device
Intrique
Introduction
Introvert
Intruder
Inty Inty
Invalift
Invasion
Invective
Invention
Inventions
Inventor
Inventors
Inventory
Inversion Layer
Inverted Flag
Invest
Investigations
Investigative
Investigative Reporters
Investigative Reporting
Investment
Investment Banker
Investment Banking
Investment Club
Investment Management
Investment Rooms
Investments
Investment Trusts
Investor
Investor Owned
See Investment
Invigilation
Invisible
Invisible Boy
Invisible Dog
Invisible Force
Invisible Government
Invisible Ink
Invisible Man
Invisible Ray
Inviso
Invit
Invite
Invoice
Involution
Involve
Involved
Involvement
In Your Hat, See Hats
Iodoform Kate
Ion
Ionic
Ionosphere
Ions
Iosity
IOU
IPS
Ipskalorious
Ipsophone
Ipswish
Ipsy Doodle
IQ
See also Eye Cue
IR
IRA
Iran
IRBM
Ireland
Irgun
Iridology
Iris
Irish
Irish Americans
Irish Buggy
See also Buggy
Irish Bull
Irish Coffee
Irish Confetti
Irish Dividend
Irisher
Irish Jew
Irish Lemon
Irish Mafia
Irish Mail
Irishman
See also Narrowback
Irish Marathon
Irish Pennant
Irish Piano
Irish Picnic
Irish Pneumonia
Irish Prison
Irish Pub
Irish Republican Army
Irish Shin Kicking
Irish Sports Page
Irish Sweepstakes
Irish Tennis Ball
Irishtown
Irish Twins
Irish Wake
Irium
Irma
Iron
Iron Age, See Iron
Iron Arm
Iron Ball
Iron Beam
Iron Betsy, See Betsy
Iron Bird
Iron Bottom Bay
Iron Burner
Iron Butterfly
Iron Clad
Iron Claw
Iron Coffin
Iron Cop
Iron Cross
Iron Curtain
Iron Daffy, See Iron
Iron Dog
Iron Duke
Iron Hands
Iron Hat
Iron Head
Iron Hearted, See Iron Man
Iron Horn, See Musicians
Iron Horse
See also Horse
Iron Jaybird
Iron Lung
Iron Maiden
Iron Man
Iron Mask
Iron Men
Iron Mike
See also Mike
Iron Monster
Iron Mountain
Iron On
Iron Out
Iron Pants
Iron Petticoat
Iron Pocket
Iron Policemen
Iron Pony
Iron Ring
Irons
Iron Ships
Ironsides
Iron Skull
Iron Snake
Iron Stallion
Iron Triangle
Iron Up
Iron Wall
Iron Worker
Irradiated
Irradiation
Irrational
Irregardless
Irregular
Irregularity
Irregulars
Irregular Verb
Irrigation
Is
I Said
Isatin
I See
Is Everybody Happy
Is God Dead
Is Good
Ish
I Shall Return
Ishi
Ish Ka Bibble
I Should Worry
Is It
Is It A Bird
Iskambil
Islam
Island
Islander
Island Hopping
See also Hopping
Islands
Ism
Ismites
Isms
Is My Face Red
See also Face; Red
Iso
Isodynamic
Isograph
Isokinetic
Isolate
Isolated Camera
Isolation
Isolation Booth
Isolationism
Isolationist
Isolation Tank
Isolation Ward
Isolhash
Isometric
Isometric Exercises
Isoniazid
Isonicotinic Acid
Isophone
Isophthalic
Iso Swing Batting Coach
Iso Therm
Isotoner
Isotopes
Isotron
Isotypes
I Spy
Isreal
Isreali
Issei
Issima
Issimo
Issue
Issues
Ist
Istanbul
Is That So
Is This Any Way
Is This Trip Necessary
Isthmania
Is You Is Or Is You Ain't
It
It Ain't Hay
It Ain't Necessarily So
Italian
See also Eyetalian
Italian American
Italian Boy Cut
Italian Cut
Italian Fashion
Italian Football, See Pineapple
Italian Look
Italian Mackerel
Italians
Italian Sandwich
Italian Terror
Italian Western
Italio
Italy
It Can't Happen Here
Itch
Itches In The Britches, See Ants In The Pants
Itchy Hitchy
Itchy Twitchy
It Comes Up
It Don't Mean A Thing
Ite
ITEK
ITEL
Item
Itemer
It Figures
See also Figures
It Floats
I Think
Itis
It Is
It Look
Itma
ITMA
I Told you so
It's
It's A
It's A Bird
It's A Joke Son
It's ong Time Between Drinks, See Between Drinks
It Says Here
Itsie Bitsie
It's It
Itsky
It's Later Than You Think
It's The
It's Too Bad
It's Wonderful
Itsy Bitsy
Itty Bitty
ITV
It Was A Breeze, See Breeze
It Won't Be Long Now
Itzel
Itzey
IUD
See also Interuterine Device; Intrauterine Device
Ium
Ivan
Ivan Skavinski Skavar
Ivories
Ivory
Ivory College
Ivory Hunter
See also Ivory
Ivory Polisher
Ivory Soap
Ivory Tower
Ivy
Ivy Clad
Ivy Cladder
Ivy Disease
Ivy League
Ivy Man
Ivy Sport Shirts
Ivy Style
I Will Return
Iwo Jima
I Won't Have Any
IWW
IXL
Ixnay
See also Nix
Ize
Ized
Izer
Izzat
Izzie
Izzy Gomez

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