Monday, April 19, 2010

Civil War Joke-A Civil War Newborn

Like any war, the Civil War gave rise to new terms.

A child born to a Civil War soldier was called a brown-spit baby. This newborn was considered tough as a mule. Unlike today's children, brown-spit babies received a steady diet of chewing tobacco.

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