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Victorian Slang of the Week

 

beer-jerker, also beer-yanker–a person who draws or serves bar in a saloon, sometimes synonymous with bartender

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2 Comments

  1. andy says:

    or from the bellows of an organ?

  2. Denise Eagan says:

    Interesting, Andy. I never thought about that. You could be right.

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