The word jaywalk is a compound word derived from the word jay, an
inexperienced person and a curse word that originated in ...
Jul 9, 2012 ... Today I found out where the word “jaywalking” came from. For those not familiar
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The complete Oxford English Dictionary traces the word jaywalker back to ... I'm
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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
Oct 18, 2008 ... What's the story behind the common term 'Jay-walking' for crossing the street
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Jaywalking. In UK, a “Jay” was a term for an idiot (there are lots and lots of words
for silly, stupid or foolish people here….) eg “Silly as a Jay” - probably, although ...
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? Origin of the word: Jaywalking is a compound word. "Jay" refers to a foolish ...