Sunday, November 13, 2016

Why Do Criminals Go “On The Lam”?

Why Do Criminals Go “On The Lam”?

2 comments:

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

Because the cops are after them?

;)

Bill Pronzini said...

Here's another derivation: According to Jack Black in his brilliant memoir, YOU CAN'T WIN, fleeing criminals in his outlaw days (the 1880s), were said to be "on the lammas."