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

K
K 1
K 9
K 9 Corps
Ka
KA
Kabab
Kabbalah
Kabilder
Kabitzer
Kabob
Kaboodle
Ka Boom
See also Boom
Kabtzin
Kabuki
Kachinas
Kack
Kaddiddle Hopper
Kaddish
Kadiddle
Kadooza
Kady
Kaffa
Kaffee Klatsch
Kaffir
Kaff Kaff
Kafka
Kaflooey
Kafooster
See also Foo
Kafoozlum
Kaftan
Kagala
Kahahameha
Kahal
Kah Nee Tah
Kahuna
Kaigh Kaigh
Kaiser
Kaiser Roll
Kaitens
Kak
Kaka
Kalabriasz
Kalaha
Kalamazoo
Kale
Kaleidoscope
Kali Yuga
Kallikak
Kalliroscope
Kalon
Kamaaina
Kamado
Kamanas
Kamarad
Kama Sutra
Kamehameha
Kamikaze
Kamishaw
Kana
Kanaka
Kandahar
Kandy Kolored
Kane
Kanetta
Kangaroo
See also Kangaroo Court
Kangaroo Broker
Kangaroo Card
Kangaroo Chair
See also Kangaroo
Kangaroo Court
See also Kangaroo
Kangaroo Jump
Kangaroo Keeper
Kangaroo Ticket
Kangaroo Walk, See Kangaroo
Kangei
Kankahee
Kanonen
Kanoon
Kan Pei
Kansas City Hat
Kansas City Pimp
Kansas Pill, See Pill
Kansas Plan
Kaolin
Kaplanism
Kapogi
Kapoot
See also Capoot; Kaput
Kapow
Kapp
Kappa
Kappa Za
Kappillan
Kapu
Kaupna
Kaput
See also Capoot; Kapoot
Kapvtnik
Karamoja
Karamu
Karaoke
Karat
Karate
Karate Chop
Karinktums
Karista
Karma
Karn
Karo
Kart
Karting
Kartoffel
Karts
Kasha
Kashruth
Kasrilevke
Kasrilovke
Kasuke
Kat
Katch
Kate
Kate Smith
Katherine Genovese
Kathleen Mavourneen
Katie
Katie, Bar The Door
See also Katy, Bar The Door; Door
Katish
Katonah
Katusas
Katusha
Katy
Katy, Bar The Door
See also Katie, Bar The Door; Door
Katydid
Katzenjammer
Kau Kau
Kava
Kawasaki
Kawow
Kayak
Kayducer
Kayo
Kaypeecee
Kaz
Kazachok
Kazatzkale
Kazazza
Kazip
Kazoo
Kazooks
Kazoonie
Kazoop
Kazump
Kazzatzka
KC
K Car
K Day
K Device
Keach Cakes
Kearneyism
Kebab
Kebei
Keck
Keddah
Kedgeree
Keds
Keebbobble
Kee Canal
Keed
Keedoozle
Keek
Keekanal
Kee Kee
Keel
Keeler
Keeley
Keeley Cure
Keel Haul
Keely
Keen
Keener
Keening
Keeno
Keeny Weeny
Keep
Keep Away
Keep Away From That
Keep Cool, See Cool
Keep 'Em Up
Keeper Play
Keep Eye On The Ball
Keep Fingers Crossed
Keep Fit
Keep Honest
Keeping Company
Keeping Money
See also Keep Up With The Joneses
Keeping Up With The Jones's
See also Jones
Keep It
Keep Knees Together
Keep Legs Together
Keep Nose Clean
See also Nose Clean
Keep Off The Grass
Keep One's Eyes Skinned
Keep One's Fingers Crossed
Keep One's Hand In
Keep One's Shirt On
See also Keep Your Shirt On
Keep Play
Keeps
See also For Keeps
Keep Shirt On
Keep Tab
Keep The Ball Rolling, See Ball
Keep The Doctor, See Doctor
Keep The Faith
Keep Under Cover
Keep Under Hat
See also Hats
Keep Up With The Joneses
See also Keeping Up With The Joneses
Keep Your Eye On The Ball
See also Ball
Keep Your Fingers Crossed, See Fingers Crossed
Keep Your Shirt On
See also Keep One's Shirt On
Keep Your Tail Up
Kee Rist
Keesle
Keester
Kee Wee
Keezer
Kegal
Kegel Exercises
Kegler
Keg Of Nails
Keister
See also Keyster
Kellerman
Kelly
Kelly Cartoon, See Kelly
Kelly Girl
Kelly Pool, See Kelly
Kelly Stick
Kelly Tool, See Kelly
Kelpie
Kelsey
Kelsey's Nuts
Kelso
Kelt
Keltch, See Kelt
Keltz
Kelvinator
Kemels
Kemo
Kemo Sabe
Kempo
Kem Tone
Kenabeeks
Kenaf
Kendo
Ken Kesey
Kennebecker
Kennedy
Kennedy Round
Kennedys
Kennel
Kennel Club
Kennel Dog
Kennel Trim
Kenneth
Keno
Kent State
Kentucky
Kentucky Breakfast
Kentucky Colonel
Kentucky Derby
See also Racing
Kentucky Dew
Kentucky Fried
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Kentucky Oysters
Kentucky Pill, See Pill
Kentucky Plan
Kentucky Prep, See Prep
Kentuckys
Keogh
Keogh Plan
Kep
Kepi
Kepone
Keppie
Kept
Keptee
Keptie
Keptive
Kept Woman
Ker [Combining forms]
Kerchief
Kerensky
Kerista
Keristan
Ker Knockers
Kermesse
Kerogen
Kerosene
Kerplunk
See also Ker
Ker Plunk Nik
Kerry Patch
Kersplash
Keshef
Keshkenel
Kesketeme
Kester
Ketchel
Ketchup
Ketisms
Kettle
Kettle Drum
Kettling
Keufauver
Kevatron
Kew
KEW
Kewey
Kew Gardens
Kewie
Kewpie
Kexquemehl
Key
Key 73
Keyboard
Key Cities
Key Club
Key Down
Key Edit
Keyed Up
Keyhole
Keyholer
Key In
Keying
Keyless
Key Man
Key Money
Keynea
Keynes
Keynote Speech
Key On
Key Punch
Key Racket
Keys
Key Shot Billiards
Keyster
See also Keister
Keystone
Keystone Comedy
Keystone Cops
Keystone Copy
Keystone Corner
Keystone Klowning
Keystone Komedy
Keystone Kops
Keystone Sack
Key To City
Key To The City
Key Up
Key Winder
Key Word
Kezar Stadium
KGB
K Gun
Khaki-Wacky
Khazars
Khmer Rouge
Khrozozos
Khruschev
Khruschevism
KIA
Kiama
Kiap
Kibbee
Kibble
Kibbutz
Kibei
Kibitzer
Kibosh
Kick
Kickapoo
Kick Around
Kick Ass
See also Ass
Kick Away
Kick Back
Kick Backs
Kickball
Kickboxing
Kick Down
Kick Down Well
Kicked Back
Kicked Off
Kicker
Kickerboo
Kickerino
Kickernicks
Kickerooni
Kick Fold
Kick Goal
Kickies
Kickiest
Kick In
Kickin' An Scratchin'
Kicking
Kicking And Screaming
Kicking Good
Kick In The Ass
See also Ass
Kick In The Face
Kick In The Pants
Kick In The Teeth
Kick It
Kick Like A Mule, See Kick
Kick Me
Kick N Go
Kick Off
See also Kick
Kick Oneself
Kick Out
See also Kick
Kick Over
Kick Paper
Kick Plate
Kicks
Kicksy, See Kick
Kick The Bucket
Kick The Can
Kick The Gong Around
See also Kick The Old Gong Around
Kick The Habit
See also Habit
Kick The Mule
Kick The Old Gong Around
See also Kick The Gong Around
Kick The Pants Off
Kick The Shit Out Of
Kickturn
Kick Up
Kick Upstairs
Kicky
Kid
Kid Around
Kidd Factor
Kidded, See Kid
Kiddie
Kiddie Corner
Kiddie Corps
Kiddie Corral
Kiddie Kar
Kiddie Korps
Kiddies
See also Kid
Kidding
See also Kid
Kiddo
Kidger
Kid Glove
Kid Gloves
Kidisk
Kidment, See Kid
Kidnap
Kidnaper
Kidnapers
Kidnapper
Kidnapping
Kidney
Kidney Foot
Kidney Punch
Kidneys
Kid Oneself
Kidoodle
Kidoodler
Kid Pants Off
Kids
Kid Show
See also Kid
Kidsman, See Kid
Kid Sitter
Kid's Last Fight
Kids Mouthpiece, See Finger
Kid The Troops
Kidult
Kidvid
Kief
Kielvasa Sandwich
Kiester
Kif
Kife
Kiff
Kigmy
Kike
Kikel
Kiki
See also Nance
Kikko Man
Kiko
Kiku
Kikuyu
Kildare
Kiliton
Kilkenny Cats
Kill
Killaloe
Killed Up
Killer
Killer Bees
Killer Diller
See also Kill
Killer Highway
Killer Instinct
Killer Offensive
Killer Phrases
Killers
Killer Ships
Killers Of The Dream
Killer Submarine
Killer Type
Killer Virus
Killick
Killifish
Killikinic
Killing
See also Kill
Killing Car
Killing Floor
Kill Joy
Kill Little Pigs
Kill Off
See also Kill
Kill Ten
Kill With Kindness
Kilo
Kilo Calorie
Kiloton
Kilroy Was Here
See also Chad
Kilt
Kilter
Kim
Kimaneroo
Kimbies
Kimchi
Kimi Suit
Kimo
Kimona
Kin
Kind
Kinder
Kindergarden
Kindergarten
Kindergym
Kind Of
Kinescope
Kinesics
Kinesiology
Kinestasis
Kinetic
Kinetic Art
Kinetic Energy
Kinetogenics
Kinetoscope
King
King Alfred Plan
King Aroo
King Bee
King Brady
King Bung
See also Bung
King Card
Kingdom Come
King Fish
Kingfisher
King Henry The Eighth
King Jack
King John
King Kong
King Log
King Maker
King Mon
King Of The Hill
King Of The Mountain
King Of The Road
King Pin
King Rat
See also Rat
Kings
Kings Ex
See also Fingers Crossed
King Size
King Size Bed
Kingsnipe
King's Row
Kingston Trio
King's X
King Tut
Kin Hubbard
Kini
Kinie
Kink
Kinkatrice, See Kinky
Kink Chaser, See Kinky
Kinker
Kinky
Kinky Do
Kinky Hair
Kinneta
Kinnikinic
Kinny
Kino
Kins [Combining forms]
Kinsey
Kinsey Era
Kinsey Report
Kinsolving
Kip
Kip House, See Kip
Kipling
Kiplinger
Kipper
Kippie
Kippy
Kipsy
See also Kip
Kip Town, See Kip
Kir
Kirby
Kirigami
Kirksite
Kirlian
Kisaeng
Kishkus
Kiskemetl
Kiskus
Kiss
KISS
Kiss And Kill
Kiss And Make Up
Kiss And Tell
Kiss Ass
See also Ass
Kiss Canvass
Kisser
Kisses
Kiss Good Bye
Kiss Hand
Kissin'
Kissin' Cousin
Kissing
Kissing Ball
Kissing Bug, See Bug
Kissing Cottons
Kissing Cousins
Kissinger
Kissing Games
Kissing Kin
Kissing Loop
Kissing Male
Kissing Pink
Kissing Sweet
Kisskets
Kiss Kiss
Kissless
Kiss My Ass
Kiss Of Death
Kiss Off
Kiss Of Fire
Kiss Of Life
Kiss O Meter
Kiss Proof
Kiss Tell
Kiss The Canvas
See also Canvas
Kiss The Dust, See Bite The Dust
Kiss The Ear
Kiss The Girls
Kist, See Keister
Kisum
Kit
Kit And Kaboodle
Kit Carson
Kitchen
Kitchen Cabinet
Kitchen Debate
Kitchen Matches
Kitchen Mechanic
Kitchen Meeting
Kitchen Police
Kitchen Queen
Kitchen Sink
Kitchen Stove
Kitchy Koo
Kit Deal
Kite
See also Quiff
Kite Cat
Kite Gliding, See Kite
Kite Shaped
Kites
Kite Track, See Kite
Kit Out
Kitsch
Kitten
Kitten Soft, See Kitten
Kitty
Kitty Corner
Kitty Genovese
Kitty Hawk
Kitty Hop
See also Cats
Kitzel
Kive
Kiver
Kiver To Kiver
Kiwanis
Kiwi
Ki Yi
Klab
Klabayash
Klabbish
Klabiash
Klactoveesdstene
Klang
Klank
Klansman
Klatch
Klaxon
Klayb
Klebob
Kleenex
Kleig
Kleig Light
Kleptocracy
Kleptomania
Kleptomaniac
Klezmer
Klieg
Klieg Lights
Klinker
Klippt
Klipschorn
Klipstron
Klob
Klobard
Klobiosh
Klomp
Klompen
Klondike
Klondike Kate
Klondyke
Klong
Kloning
Klonker
Klooch
Kloochman
Klook
Klook Mop
Kloop Mop
Klop
Klotsch
Klotz
Kloxon
Klubernicks
Kludge
Klunk
Klute
Klutz
Klutzy
Klystron
Knack
Knacker
Knacky
Knadle
K Nail
Knapsack
Knarr
Knavery
Knee
Knee Action
Knee Bends
Knee Cap
Knee Capper
Knee Cappers
Knee Capping
Kneecap To Kneecap
Knee Drill
Knee High
Knee Highs
Knee Jerk
Knee Jerk Liberal
Kneeker
Knee Knocker
Knee Knockers
Kneel In
Knee Pad
Knee Pants
Knee Pantzer
Knees
Knees Crossed
Kneesies
Knee Slapper
Kneesy
Knee Tickler
Knee Walking
Knee Whacker
Kneezies
Knesset
Knew Him When
Knibbling
Knicker
Knickerbocker
Knickers
Knick Knacker
Knick Knacking
Knick Knacks
Knife
Knife And Fork Club
Knife Job
Knife Thrower
Knife Throwing
Knight
Knight Club
Knight Of The Golden Grummet, See Nance
Knight Of The Road
Knights
Knights Of Columbus
Knish
Knishes
Knisho
Knit
Knitting
Knives
Knob
Knob Polisher
Knock
Knockabout
Knock Back
Knock Block Off
Knock Blocks From Under
See also Blocks
Knock Brains Out
Knock Cold
See also Cold
Knock Dead
Knock Down
Knockdown Pitch
Knock Ears Off, See Ears Off
Knocked
Knocked Down
Knocked For A Row
Knocked Out
Knocked Up
Knock 'Em Dead
See also Knock
Knock 'Em Down And Drag 'Em
Out
Knocker
See also Knock
Knockers
Knocker Up
See also Knockers
Knock Eye Out
Knock For
Knock For A Goal
See also Knock
Knock For A Loop
See also Knock
Knock For A Loop De Doo
Knock Heads
Knock In
Knocking At The Door
Knock It Off
Knock Kicking
Knock Knock
Knock Living Jesus Out Of
See also Living Jesus
Knock Name
Knock Off
See also Call It A Day
Knock Off The Tree
Knock On
Knock Oneself Out
Knock On Q, See Q
Knock On Wood
See also Knock Wood
Knockout
See also Kayo
Knockout Drops
See also Knockouts
Knockout Meter
Knock Over
Knock Over A Chair
Knock Self Out
See also Knock; Knockout
Knock Stiff
Knock The Cover Off
Knock Up
Knock Up Money
Knock Wood
Knot
Knothead
Knothole
Knothole Club
Knothole Gang
Knots
Know
Know All The Angles
Know All The Answers
See also Answers
Know Best
Know Body
Knowetics
Know From Nothing
Know How
Know It All
Knowledge
Knowledge Box
Knowles
Know More And More
See also Know
Know Nothing
Know Stuff
See also Know; Know One's Onions; Onions
Know The Game
Know There's A War On
Know The Ropes
See also Know
Know The Score
Know Way Around
Know What
Know What I Like
Know What It Is All About
Know What One Can Do
Know Where You Can Go
Know Why
Knox
Knub
Knubber
Knuck
Knuckle
Knuckle Ball
Knuckle Bolt
Knuckle Cracking
Knuckle Down
Knuckle Dust
Knuckle Duster
See also Knucks
Knuckle Dusting
Knuckle Grinder
Knucklehead
Knuckles
Knuckle Sandwich
Knuckle Under
Knucks
Knot
KO
See also Kayo
Ko Atzin
Koba
Kobachi
Kocker
Kodak
Kodak Party
Kodaktors, See Kodak
Kodel
Kodo
Kodokan
Koffe Klatch
Kohoutek
Kohut
Koinonia
Kojah
Kojak
Kokanee
Kokes
Kokka Disease
Koko
Kokofuku
Kokomo
Kokoo
Kokuryu
Kolacky
Kolb And Dill
Koldweld
Kolkhoz
Kollektivnost
Komapa
Kombi
Komboloi
KO Meter
Koming
Komoppo
Komsomoler
Kollid
Kolo
Konakion
Kondratieff
Kondratieff Wave
Kong
Konga
Konglish, See English
Koniacker
Konk
Konketsuji
Konks
Konocti
Konspiratsia
Kon Tiki
Kooban
Kook
Kooker
Kookie
Kookie Jar
Koo Koo
Kooks
Kooky
Kool Aid
Koolie
Kool Krome
Koom Essa
Koosh
Koo Stick
Kootch
Kootchy
Kootchy Koo
Koo Wah
Kop
Kopasetic
Kopeck
Kopernick
Koplopsky
Kops
Koratron
Kordie
Korea
Koreagate
Koreans
Korean Situation
Korean War
Korea Type
Koret
Korf Ball
Korok
Koroseal
Korotko
Koscot
Kosh
Kosher
Kotch
Kotex
Koto
Kotter
Kovd
Kovsh
Kowalski
Kow Tow
Kozak
KP
KPFA
Kr
Kraft
Krais
Krampus
Krank
Kranks
Krasnoarmeyets
K Rations
Krausen
Kraut
Krazin
Krazy Kat
Kreboizen
Krebs Cycle
Kreep
Kreisler
Kremlin
Kremlinologist
Krene
Krengchai
Kreplach
Kresge
Kress
Krewe
Kriegie
Kriesrat
Krilium
Krill
Kringle
Kris
Krishna
Krishnamurti
Krisna
Krisp
Kriss
Kroavney
Kronky
Krook
Krotoscope
Krugerrand
Krunch
Krunchie
Krupp
Krupps
Kryptonite
Krzozos
Kteis
Kudzu
Kugel
Kugel Fang
Kugoma
Kuh Shock
Kuhuna
Kuk
Kukla
Ku Kluxer
Ku Klux Klan
Kukris
Kuk Sool
Kuku
Kulak
Kulaks
Kulchur
Kulich
Kultur
Kultus
Kumquat
Kunch
Kundalini
Kung
Kung Fu
Kurbass
Kurds
Kush Ons
Kutch
Kuting
Kutrol
Kvell
Kvetch
Kvi Vi Vi Vi Vitt
Kwanditos
Kwanzaa
K Wave
K Winger
KY
Kyack
Kybo
Kyffshaeuser
Kyoto
Kytoon
Kyuk
Kyuter

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