Yes, he did, and I got it from a Whitman Scholar. Some years ago, a guest professor gave a lecture in a graduate Literature class I was taking. He arrived in blue jeans, red underwear showing under a plaid shirt with rolled-up sleeves and with a frazzled gray beard, he looked authenic Whitman. Once he informed us about the long johns, also called Union suits, well, that was it for me–I love trivia.
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