. An anti-jaywalking poster created in 1937 as part of the United States WPA'
s Federal Art Project. The earliest citation in ...
Jul 9, 2012 ... Today I found out where the word “jaywalking” came from. For those not familiar
with this term (i.e. many people outside of the United States), ...
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.
Feb 12, 2014 ... The idea of being fined for crossing the road at the wrong place can bemuse
foreign visitors to the US, where the origins of so-called jaywalking ...
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.
Aug 20, 2015 ... The jitterbug, the lindy hop, the jaywalk. Some trace the origins of the term to
Syracuse, New York; others to Kansas City (home briefly to a bar ...
What is the origin of the word 'jaywalking'? The complete Oxford English
Dictionary traces the word jaywalker back to 1917 and labels it ...
Oct 18, 2008 ... What's the story behind the common term 'Jay-walking' for crossing the street
illegally? ... What is the origin of this term? A It has been said that ...
Feb 12, 2014 ... The crosswalk at South Salina and Washington Streets is pictured in 2012,
looking south in downtown Syracuse. (Mike Greenlar ...
Jan 9, 2016 ... Jaywalker seems like a word that must have originated in New York City, since so
many pedestrians of that metropolis seem to have no regard ...