[Dixielandjazz] Hot Antic name derivation
db at dickbaker.org
Fri Feb 27 08:33:41 PST 2004
Bill Gunter has it right...I've been around that band a lot and have heard
them give this explanation on several occasions.
>"Hot Antic" is a slangy translation of "Haute Antique", which is in turn
>loosely translated into English as "old style", or maybe "old fashioned",
>you will, "traditional".
I always had the idea that Hot Antic was a loose rendition of the French
pronunciation of their word for "authentic."
Ah well, live and learn,
Bill "I don't speak no French" Gunter
jazzboard at hotmail.com
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