What does 'peculiar institution' mean?
Find out what peculiar institution means. Peculiar institution is explained by J D R Hawkins - author of A Beautiful Glittering Lie
peculiar institutionA Southern term for slavery.
The "peculiar institution" is referred to in my book, A Beautiful Glittering Lie, as follows:
“Me neither. They don’t call it our peculiar institution for nothin'.”
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Chapter 4: Chapter Four185.
"... him gently on the back. “Yeah. It’s jist … I ain’t never seen anything like that before.” “Me neither. They don’t call it our ‘peculiar institution’ for nothin.” “Reckon not.” David looked over at his friend and forced a grin. “I saw an auction with Pa once in ..."