When African American slaves were emancipated in 1865 the women took jobs as domestics in White homes well into the 20th century. They would cook enough food so as to have enough to take home to their own families. This is referred to as Totin' Toting According to Merriam Webster Online its etymology is as follows "probably from an English-based creole; akin to Gullah & Krio tot to carry, of Bantu origin; akin to Kikongo -tota to pick up, Kimbundu -tuta to carry
Date: 1677"
Aunt Phoebe and other women in the neighborhood were totin' on Thanksgiving day.
by Alva Moore Stevenson June 12, 2008
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In Argentina: alverre reference to "Tinto". Red wine.
Alverre is an Argentine slang based on reversion of word sillables. Tin-to > To-tin
Vamos a hacer un asado y tomar mucho totin.
Let's make a BBQ and drink totin!
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