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

J
Ja
Jab
Jabber
Jabber Jockey
Jabberwalk
Jabberwacky
Jaboff
See also Jab
Jaboli
Jaboney
Jaboo
Jac
JACFU
Jack
Jack Adams
Jack A Dreams
Jackal
Jack A Lent, See Jack
Jackalope
Jack And Irving
Jack And Jill
Jack Armstrong
See also Armstrong
Jackass
Jackass Bands
Jackass Bill
Jack Benny
Jack Cove
Jack Dandy, See Jack
Jack Dempsey
Jack Deuce
Jacked
Jacked Up
Jackel
Jacket
Jacket Case
Jacket Dress
Jacketed
Jacket Man
Jack Fen, See Jack
Jack Hammer
Jackie
JACKIE
Jackie Gleason
Jackie Robinson
Jackies
Jacking
Jack In The Box
Jack Johnson
Jack Jump
Jack Knife
Jack Leg
Jack Mormon, See Jack
Jack O'Diamonds
Jack Of All Trades
Jack Off
Jack Of Legs, See Jack
Jack O' Lantern
Jack Pine Gold
Jackpot
See also Jack
Jack Rabbit
Jack Roll, See Jack
Jacks
Jackson
Jackson Square
Jack Sprat, See Jack
Jack Stone, See Jacks
Jackstraw
See also Jacks
Jack Tales
Jack Tar
Jack The Bear
Jack The Painter
Jack The Ripper
Jack Up
Jack Wright, See Jack
Jacob
Jacobin
Jacob's Beach
Jacques
Jade
Jaeger
Jafsie
Jag
Jager
Jagger
Jaggie
Jags
Jaguar
Jahemy
Jai Alai
See also Hi Li
Jai Ali
Jai Alia
Jail
Jai Lai
Jail Arithmetic
Jail Bait
Jail Bird
Jail Break
Jailer
Jailhouse
Ja Ja
Jake
Jake Barnes
Jake Finch, See Jake
Jalapeno
Jalopy
See also Giloppy
Jam
See also Nance
JAM
Jama
Jamaica
Jamaica Ginger
Jamaica Length
Jamaica Shores, See Jamaica
Jamaica Switch
Jamarettes
Jamas
Jambalaya
Jambo
Jam Booger
Jambo Rambo
Jamboree
Jambourie
Jam Buster
James
James Bond
James Boys
James Dean
James Joyce
Jam Him, See Jam
Jam Man, See Jam
Jammed
Jammed Like Jackson, See Jam
Jammer
Jammers
Jammie
Jamming
Jamocha
See also Mocha
Jam Of Logs, See Jam
Jamoke
Jam On It, See Jam
Jams
Jam Session
See also Jam
Jam Up
See also Jam
Jana
Jandolier
Jane
Jane Crow
Jane Russell
Janfu
Jangle Juice
See also Jamoke
Jango
JANGO
Janing, See Primal Scream
JANIS
Janis Joplin
Janissariat
Janitor
Janizariat
Jank
Janney
Janot
Janoz
Jansenism
Janus
Janus Society
Janus Words
Jap
Japan
Japanese
Japanese English
Japanese Food
Japanese Lanterns
Japanese Liner
Japanese School Boy
Japanese Tea Garden
Japan Him, See Japan
Japantown
Japaratroops, See Paratroops
Japbait
Jape
Japlish
See also English
Japping
Jap Wise
Jap Yank
Jaq
Jar
Jargon
Jargpmese
Jarhead
Jarke
Jarocho
Jarring
Jarvis
Jasco
Jasm
Jasper
Jass
Jassax
JATO
Jaunters
Java
Javar
Javelin
Jaw
Jawblocking
Jawbone
Jawbone Policy
Jawboning
Jawbreaker
Jaw Dropper
Jaw Jacking
Jaw Jaw
Ja Wohl
Jaws
JAWS
Jaws Harp
Jaws of Life
Jax
Jaxon
Jay
Jaybird
Jaycee
Jay Driver
Jaygee
Jayhawk
Jayhawker
See also Jay
Jay Hop
Jay Rod
Jaysee
Jayvee
See also JV
Jay Walker
Jay Walking
Jay Watcher, See Jay
Jazz
See also Alligator
Jazz Age
Jazz At The Philharmonic
Jazz Baby
Jazzberry
Jazzbo
Jazzboree
Jazz Dance
Jazzercise
Jazz Festivals
Jazz Hound, See Jazz Baby
Jazzophone
Jazzpot
Jazz Singer
Jazztime
Jazz Up
Jazz Violin
Jazzy
Jazzy Chass
JB
JB 5 16
JB King, Esquire, See King
JD
Jealousy
Jeans
See also Blue Jeans
Jebbie
Jebby
Jebella
Jedi
Jeep
Jeeper
Jeepers
Jeepers Creepers
Jeepney
Jeeps
Jeepster
Jeester
Jeet
Jeeter
Jeeves
Jeez
Jeeze
Jeezer
Jeezozz H. Kee-rist
Jefe
Jeff
JEFF
Jeff Boat
Jeffers Fight
Jefferson
Jefferson Airplane
Jeffersonian Democracy
Jeffing
See also Ducks; Miss Out
Jeffs
Jehad
Jehannum
Jehovah's Witnesses
Jeito
Jekyll And Hyde
Jell
Jellied
Jello
Jello Mold
Jelly
See also Jell
Jelly Babies
Jellybean
Jellybeans
Jelly Belly
Jelly Chain, See Jelly
Jellyfish
Jellyhead
Jelly Leg
Jelly Roll
Jelly Side Down
Jelly Tot
Jemimah
Jenkinson's Law
Jenny
Jensen
Jenson
Jepp
Jequirity Bean
Jeramy
Jerbie
Jericho
Jerk
Jerk By
Jerked Beef
See also Jerky
Jerkheimer
Jerk Joint
Jerk Off
Jerks
See also Jerk
Jerk To Jesus
Jerkwater
Jerkwater Town
Jerky
See also Jerk; Jerked Beef
Jeroboam
Jeromed
Jerrican
Jerries, See Jerry
Jerrocky
Jerry
Jerry Built
Jerry Can
Jerry Sneak, See Jerry
Jersey Bounce
Jersey Cities
Jersey City
Jersey Dozen
Jersey Highball
Jersey Hit
Jersey Side
Jersey Tube
Jerusalem
Jerv
See also Gerrer
Jeryl Linn
Jesse
Jesse James
Jessie
Jessie James
Jest
Jestern
Jesuit
Jesus
Jesus Bag
See also Bag
Jesus Bug
Jesus Christ
Jesus Christ Superbummer
Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Freaks
Jesus H Christ
Jesus Jacket
Jesus Jeans
Jesus Key
Jesus Movement
Jesus Sandals
Jesus Saves
Jesus Size
Jesus Slippers
Jesus Wept
Jet
Jet Action
Jet Age
Jet Air
Jetarama
Jetaway
Jet Axe
Jet Boat
Jet Clippers
Jete
Jet Engine
Jet Fan
Jet Fire
Jet Flight
Jet Flying Belt
Jet Foil
Jet Fuel
Jet Fueled
Jet Hat
Jet Hot
Jet Jeep
Jet Lag
See also Jet
Jet Liner
Jetma
Jet Mobile
Jet Off After
Jetomic
Jet Pilot
Jet Plane
See also Jet
Jet Prop
Jet Propel
Jet Propelled
Jet Propulsion
See also Jet
Jets
Jetsam
Jet Set
Jet Skimmer Service
Jet Smother
Jets Over Germany
Jet Start
Jet Stream
Jet Tested
Jet Thrust
Jet Truck
Jet Up And Go
Jet Ways
Jet Wing
Jevvie
Jew
Jew Bail
Jew Boy
Jew Down
Jewel
Jeweler's Cocktail
Jeweler's Eye
Jewelist
Jewelry
Jewelry Rock
Jewelry Store
Jewels
See also Jewel
Jewel Tone
Jew Flat, See Jew
Jewish
Jewish Cavalry, See Jew
Jewish Defense League
Jewish Filet
Jewish Flag
See also Jew
Jewish Hardware
Jewish Lightning
Jewish Mother
Jewish People's Time
Jewish Renaissance
Jewish Wedding Bells
Jews
Jews For Jesus
Jews Harp
Jew York
Jezebel
J Factor
JG
See also Junior Grade
JH Virus
JI
Jib
Jibaro
Jibba
Jibbertywash
Jibbetywash
Jibbo
Jibby
Jibe
Jiboo
Jib Type
Jice
Jick
Jif
Jiffie
Jiffy
Jig
See also Jigaboo
Jigaboo
Jigadier
Jigadier Brindle
Jig Cut, See Jig
Jiggelo
Jigger
Jiggered
Jiggerman, See Jig; Jigger
Jiggeroo
Jiggers
Jigger Stuff, See Jigger
Jiggery Pokery
Jigging
Jiggle
Jiggle Bar
Jiggler
Jiggles
Jiggly Shows
Jiggs
Jiggy
Jig Jig, See Jig
Jigolo
Jigsaw
Jigsaw Cutting
Jigsaw Puzzle
Jig Shop, See Jig; Jigger
Jig Show
See also Jig
Jig Time
See also Jig
Jig Walk
See also Jig
Ji Ji
Jildy
Jill
Jillion
Jillpot
Jilpoke
Jilt
Jilt Shop
Jim
Jim A Deal, See Jim
Jim Along
Jim Beam
Jim Bishop
Jimbo
Jim Crack
Jim Crow
See also Crow Jim
Jim Daisy
Jim Dandy
Jimdash
Jime
Jim Hand, See Jim
Jim Hickey
Jim Hookey
Jiminy
Jiminy Cricket, See Cricket
Jim Jams
Jim Jim
Jimmer, See Jimmy
Jimmies
Jimmy
Jimmy Bracken
Jimmy Higgins
Jimmy Hope
Jimmy John
Jimmy Legs
Jimmy Nurse, See Jimmy
Jimmy Page
Jimmy Pipe, See Jimmy
Jimmy Valentine
Jim Pants
Jimpercute
Jimplicute
Jim Smith
Jimson Weed
Jim Swinger
Jin
Jing
Jingalo
Jing Boa
Jingle
Jingle Bells
Jingle Board
Jinglebob
Jingled
Jingles
Jingo
Jing Pao
Jink
Jinkee
Jinkerson's Law
Jink Game, See Jink
Jinkies
Jinks
Jinnegar
Jinneys
Jinny
See also Mule
Jinto
Jinx
Jipi Japa
Jippi Jappa
Jiretsu
Jirp
Jishin
Jism
Jit
Jitney
Jits
Jitterbug
Jitteroptera
Jitters
Jittery Jane
Jiu Jitsu
See also Jui Jitsu
Jiva Coolit
Jivaro
Jive
Jive Ass
Jive Bomber
Jiving
Jizz
Jizzie
JM
JMJ
Jo
Joad
Joadie
Joan Baez
Joanie Phoney
See also Folk Singer
Job
JOB
Job Action
Jobation, See Job
Jobber Knot, See Jobbie
Jobbie
Job Classification
Job Corps
Job Fitted
Job Hopper
Job Hopping
Jobineer
Jobo
Job Quota
Job Rated
Job Sharing
Job's Turkey, See Jobbie
Job Titles
JOC
Jocare
Jock
Jocker
See also Punk
Jockette
Jockey
Jockey [Combining forms]
Jockey Box
Jockey Club
Jockeys
Jockey's Agent
Jockey Shorts
Jock Itch, See Jock
Jocko
Jocks
Jock Strap
See also Jock
Jo Coat
Jodie Foster
Jody
Jody Man
Joe
Joe And Asbestos
Joe Around
Joe Bananas
See also Bananas
Joe Below
Joe Blakes
Joe Blocks
Joe Bloke
Joe Blow
Joe Breen
Joe Bush
Joe Carcione
Joe Citizen
Joe College
See also Joe
Joe Corn
Joe Dandy
Joe Di Maggio
Joe Doakes
Joe Egg
Joe Electron
Joe Gish
Joe Goss
Joe Grimm
Joe Hole
Joe Humphreys
Joe Jet
Joe Knowles
Joe Louis
Joe Magarac
Joe Mahone
Joe McGee
Joe McTurk
Joe Miller
Joe Morgan
Joe Must Go
Joe Nobody
Joe Q. Public
See also Joe
Joe Rank, See Rank
Joes
Joe Schmoe
Joe Sent Me
Joe Smith
Joey
See also Clowns; Joe
Joe Young
Jo Fired, See Joey
Jog
Jogger
Joggers
Jogging
Joggle
Jogo
Jogs
John
John Anderson
John Barleycorn
John Between
John Birch Society
John Boy
John Brown
John Bull
John Chinaman
John Collins
John Dewey's
John Hancock
John Henry
John John
John L
John Law
John L Sullivan
John Moore
Johnnie
Johnnie Collar
Johnny
Johnny Appleseed
See also Appleseed
Johnny Cake
Johnny Carson
Johnny Collar
Johnny Come Lately
Johnny Dabs
Johnny Doughboy
Johnny Dundee, See Dundee
Johnny Ham
Johnny Head
Johnny Jump Up
Johnny On The Spot, See John
Johnny Reb
Johnny Stool Pigeon
John O'Brien
John O'Farrell
John Q.
See also John
Johns
Johns Hopkins
John Smith
John Smith And Wife
Johnson
Johnson And Johnson
Johnson Bar
See also Johnson
Johnson Office
John's Other Wife
Johnstown Flood
John The Conqueror
John Thomas
John Wayne
John X
Join
Joiner
Joint
Join The Birds
See also Bird
Joint Mouse
Joint Return
Jo Jo
Jojoba
Jo Jotte
Jokari
Joke
Joker
Jokes
Joke Town
Jo Ko
Jolie Laide
Jollie
Jollies
Jolly
Jolly Friars
Jolly Green Giant
Jolly Roger
Jolly Up
Jolson
Jolt
Jolter
Joltin
Jomo
Jomo Man
Jon
Jonah
Jonathan
Jones
Jones Boys
Joneses
Jones's
Jones's Corner
Jonesy Boat
Joning
Jonkey
Jonny Cat
Jonny Mop
Joobalai
Jook
See also Juke
Jookit
Jook Joint
Joom
Joosh
Jopa
Joppers
Joseph
See also Joe
Joseph Coat, See Benny
Joseph Disease
Josephine
Josey
Josh
Joskin, See Josh
Joss
See also Addie Joss
Joss House
Jota
Joto
Jotter
Jotto
Joual
Journey
Journey's End
Journey Women
Joust
Jousting
Jowl
Joy
Joy Baby, See Joy
Joy Bait, See Joy
Joy Box
Joy Boy, See Joy
Joy Dust
See also Joy
Joy Gift
Joy House, See Joy
Joy Juice, See Joy; Juice
Joy Killer
Joynt
Joy Of Life, See Joy
Joy Pop
Joy Popper, See Joy
Joy Powder
Joy Ride
See also Joy
Joy Rider
Joys
Joy Smoke
Joy Stick
See also Joy
JPD, See Dumb
Jr
Juan Canary
Juanita
Juba
Jube
Jubie
Jubilee
Jubilesta
Jubilo
Jubing, See Jubilee
Jubit
Juce Plan
Jud
Judas
Judas Priest
Judas Steer
Judean
Judge
Judge Crater
Judge Duffy
Judge Made
Judgements
Judges
Judgment Call
Judicaid
Judicare
Judo
Judy
Judy Garland
Judy, Judy, Judy
Judy Slayer, See Lady Killer
Jug
Jugate
Jug Band
See also Jug
Jug Bands
Jug Blowing
Juge
Jug Eared
Jug Fishing
Jug Full
Jugged Up
Jugger
Jugglehead
Juggler
Juggling
Jug Handle
Jug Head
Jugs
Jug Sized
Jugular
Juice
See also Ice
Juiced Up
Juice Harp
Juice Head
Juice Joint, See Juice
Juice Man
See also Juice
Juicer
See also Juice
Juices
Juice Up
Juicy
Juicy People
Juicy Pig, See Pig
Jui Jitsu
See also Jiu Jitsu
Ju Ju
Jujubes
Juka
Juke
Juke Box
See also Jook
Jukes
Juki
Juleps
Julia
Juliets
Juliette
July
July Fourth
July Jam
Jumble
Jumbles
Jumble Sale
Jumble Shop
Jumblies
Jumbo
Jumboize
Jumbo Jet
Jumelles
Jump
Jump Around
Jump Bail
Jumb Belt
Jumped Up
Jumper
See also Jump
Jumpers
Jumper Wire
Jump Fire
Jump For Joy
Jump In
Jumping
Jumping Beans
Jumping Frog
Jumping Jack
Jumping Off Place, See Jump Off
Jump In The Lake
Jump Jump
Jump Off
Jump Out
Jump Rope
Jumps
Jump Sack
Jump Salty
Jump Seat
Jump Ship
Jump Shot
Jump Slick, See Jump
Jump Steady
Jump Suit
Jump The Fence
See also Jump
Jump The Gun
See also Gun
Jump The Hurdle, See Hitch
Jump The River
Jump Through Hoop
See also Hoop
Jump Town
Jump Up
See also Jump
Jump Walk
Jump Wire
Jumpy
Junco
June
June Bug
June Moon
June Moon Croon Tune Boys
June Swoon
Juneteenth
Juneteenth Day
Juneteenth Festival
June Tenth
Jung
Junga Junga
Jungle
Jungle Attack
Jungle Breath
Jungle Bunny
Jungle Buzzard
See also Jungle
Jungle Gym
Jungle Jacket
Jungle Jim
Jungle Juice
Jungle Juliet
Jungle Music
Jungle Pack
Jungle Rot
Jungles
Jungle Smasher
Jungo
Junior
Junior Achievement
Juniorama
Junior Bourbon
Junior Businessman
Junior Chamber Of Commerce
Junior City
Junior College
See also Jaysee; Junior
Junior Executive
Junior G Man
Junior Grade
See also JG
Junior High
Junior High School
Junior League
Junior Leaguer
Junior Miss, See Junior
Junior Officers
Junior Size
Junior Varsity
See also Jayvee
Juniper
Junk
Junk Dealer
Junker
See also Junk
Junkeroo
Junket
Junkets
Junk Food
Junk Heap
Junk Hog, See Junk
Junkie
Junking
Junk Jewelry
Junk Mail
Junk Pik, See Junk
Junk Pitch, See Junk
Junko
Junks
Junk Shop
Junk Up
Junk Yard
Juno
Junoesque
Junque
Jupiter
Jupiter Effect
Jurisdiction
Jurors
Jury
Jury Box
Jury Is Still Out, See Jury
Jury Topping
Just
Just Because
Just For
Just For Ducks
Just For Greens, See Ducks
Just For Laughs, See For Laughs
Justice
Justice Bell
Justify
Justin's
Just Looker
Just Marrieds
Just Plain Dumb, See Dumb
Just The Facts Ma'am, See Facts
Just Wed
Just What The Doctor Ordered, See Doctor Ordered
Jute Ball
Jute Box
Juttah
Juvenile
Juvenile Court
Juvenile Crime
Juvenile Decency
Juvenile Delinquency
Juvenile Delinquent
Juvenile Delinquents
Juvenile Detention Home
Juvenile Hall
See also Juvie
Juveniles
Juvenilisms
Juvie
Juvy
Juxti
Juzgado
JV

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