The word jaywalk is a compound word derived from the word jay, an
inexperienced person and a curse word that originated in ...
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The complete Oxford English Dictionary traces the word jaywalker back to 1917
and labels it originally US. There is a ... I'm sure I know The Origin of The Word.
The term jaywalking originates from the word "jay". Contrary to popular belief, this
is not the shape of the path the person makes. Instead, jay was the name given ...
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Jaywalk definition, to cross a street at a place other than a regular crossing or in a
heedless manner, as diagonally or against a traffic light. ... Origin of jaywalk
to cross a street at a place other than a regular crossing or in a heedless manner,
as diagonally or against a traffic light. Origin of jaywalk. Expand. 1915-1920.
They call it Jay walking, because back in the 1900s in New York people new
yorkers would call call tourist jays, and since jays were really impressed by all of
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