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Re: carpet dagger?
In a message dated 99-05-24 20:35:09 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< There's either an anti-bellum or a post-bellum refference to
You sure you are not thinking of "carpet-baggers"? They were Northern
opportunists who came South during Reconstruction to exploit the devastated
South. The name came from the small valises made of carpet material that
they tended to carry.
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