Re: 'On The Road'

10/16/07 - posted by Will

"Beatnik" as coined by Herb Caen is "Beat" with the Yiddish suffix "nik" which, from context, I always thought to mean "one who is" such as a "no goodnik" being someone who is of suspect character.

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