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

Y
Y-8
Yaaka
Yabba-Dabba-Doo
Yablonski
Yacht
Yachting
Yacht Money
Yachty
Yack
Yacker
Yackety Yack
Yackety-Yackety
Yackity
Yacub's History
Ya-Da-Do
Yaeger
Yaffled
Yaffner
Yag
Yage
Yager
Yagi
Yahoo
Yahoodies
Ya-Howl
Yah-Tah-Tah
Yah-Ta-Ta
Yahtzee
Yahweh
Yah-Yah
Yah, Yah, Yah
Yak
Yakadoodle
Yaki
Yakima
Yakker
Yakkity-Yak
Yakusa
Yak-Yak
Yale
Yalta
Yam
Yama
Yamaha
Yamakahs
Yamayacky
Yama Yama
Yam Elas
Yammer
Yammerschooner
Yammo
Yamping
Yam Yam
Yan
Yancy Pants
Yang
Yangle
See also Angle
Yanigan
Yank
Yankedo
Yankee
Yankee Clipper
Yankee Dime
Yankee Doodle
Yankee Doodle Dandy
Yankee, Go Home
Yankee, No
Yankees
Yankee, Si
Yankee, Stay Home
Yankel
Yanks...Coming
Yannigans
Yanuca
Yap
Yarborough
Yard
Yardbird
Yard Dog
Yard Engine
Yarder
Yard Goat, See Goat
Yard Long
Yard Party
Yardstick
Yardstick Theory
Yarmulkah
Yanr
Yarr
Yas
Yashmak
Yass
Yasu
Yatta-Yatta
Yavis
Yavo
Yaw
Yawara
Yawl
Yawner
Yawning
Yawp
Yay
Ya-Ya
Yaz
Yazoo
Yazzies
Ybsob
Yea
Yeah
Yeah, Man
Year
Year Book
Yearling
Yearner
Year Of The...
Year Rounder
Yea Sayer
Yeast
Yea, Yea, Yea
Yecht
Yeech
Yee-Eye
Yeeks
Yeeoow
Yeep
Yegg
Yeh, Yeh
Yehudi
Yeichel
Yek
Yell
Yeller
Yellow
Yellow Alert
See also Alert
Yellow Banana
Yellow Bastard, See Bastard
Yellow Belly
Yellow Board
Yellow Brick Road
Yellow Cab
Yellow Cake
Yellow Card
Yellow Code
Yellow Cover, See Blue
Envelope
Yellow Dog
Yellow Fever
Yellow Flag
Yellow Hand
Yellow Jack
Yellow Jacket
Yellow Jaundice
Yellow Johnnies
Yellow Journalism
Yellow Kid
Yellow Leaf
Yellow Legs
See also Red
Yellow-Livered
Yellow Pages
Yellow Peril
Yellow Phone
Yellow Press
Yellow Rain
Yellow Ribbon
Yellow Rose
Yellows
Yellow Seal Dollars
Yellow Sheet
Yellow Slip
Yellowstone National Park
Yellow Streak
Yellow Submarine
Yells
Yelp
Yen
Yenc
Yence
Yengele
Yenka
Yen-She
Yenta
Yentl
Yentz
Yeomanette
Yep
Yerba Buena
Yerk
Yerker
Yerkish
Yerp
Yertle The Turtle
Yes
Yes-And-No Copy
Yes, But
Yes, Indeed
Yess Ma'am
Yes Man
Yes, No
Yes, Sir, That's My Baby
Yes, Virginia
Yes, We Have No Bananas
Yes-Yes
Yet
Yeti
Yew
Ye-Ye
YFA
Yi
Yibe
Yicch
Yick
Yicky
Yid
Yiddie
Yiddish
Yiddle-Diddle
Yield
Yield Right Of Way
Yifnif
Yiiich
Yiiii
Yike
Yikes
Yik-Yak
Yiminy
Ying Yang
Yip
Yipes
Yippie
See alo Abbie Hoffman
Yippy
Yips
Yipsil
Yi-Yi-Yi
Y.M.C.A.
Yo
Yobbos
Yobs
Yock
Yocky Dock
Yoda
Yodel
Yodeling In The Canyon Of
Love, See Nance
Yog
Yoga
Yogi
Yogurt
Yo-Ho-Ho
Yoi
Yoicks
Yok
Yoke
Yokel
Yokey
Yokey-Pokey
Yoking
Yoknapatawpha County
Yola
Yolk
Yolks
Yom Kippur
Yon
Yonah
Yonce
Yonkel
Yonnondio
Yoo Hoo
Yoo Hoos
Yook
Yoot
Yootwups
Yop
Yop Yop
Yorga
Yorke
Yosemite
Yoshiwars
Yosian
You
You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet
You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
You All
You And How Many More
You Are There
You Asked For It
You Bet
You Better Believe It
See also Believe
You Bet Your Bippy, See Bippy
You Can Be Had
You Can Bet Your...
You Can Have Her
You Can Say That Again
You Can't Cheat An Honest Man
You Can't Go Home Again
You Can't Take It With You
You'd Be Surprised
You Don't Know The Half Of It
You Got Me
You Gotta Believe, See Believe
You Gotta Go
You Know
You Know Me, Al
You Know She Wears Them
You Know What You Can Do
You'll Never Get Rich
You Name It
Young
Young Adult
Young America
Young American's For Freedom
Young Bloods
Young Hearted
Young Idea
Young Life
Young Lions
Young Marrieds
Young Men
Young Men's Christian
Association
Young Men's Hebrew Association
Young Men's Institute
Youngmobile
Young Old Timer
Young Republicans
Young Snapper
Young Thing
Young Tigers
Young Turk
Young Women's Christian
Association
Younker
Your
Your...Is Showing
Your Best, Friend Won't Tell You
You're Another, See Another
You're So Right
You're Telling Me
You're The Doctor, See Doctor
Your Fathers Mustache
Your Mother
Yours
Yours Till
Yours Truly
You Said A Mouthful
You Said It
You Should Live So Long
Yout
You Tell 'Em
Youth
Youth For Action Movement
Youth For Service
Youth Gap
Youth Movement
Youthquake
See also Quake
Youth Treatment
Youth Wave
You-Tility
You've Come A Long Way Baby
You've Got Something There
Yow
Yowata
Yowp
Yowsah
Yox
Yo-Yo
Ypsil
Yttrium
Yuck
Yuga
Yuk
Yukka
Yukky
Yukon Jake
Yukuta
Yuk, Yuk
Yul Brenner
Yuld
Yuma Man
Yumbo
Yumbo Sandwich
Yummy
Yumph
Yumpie
Yumping
Yum Yum
Yuni
Yunker
Yup
Yuppie
Yurrup
Yurt
Yussel
Yu, Yu, Yu

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