Statistics for occurrence #1 of “America” in chapter 14 of Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence:

... then cut down, and the opossum, which invariably simulates death, falls an easy prey into the clutches of his enemies. (This ruse of the animal in appearing to be dead gives rise to the well-known America n phrase of playing ‘possum, when any one affects unconsciousness.) The stranger, unaccustomed to the manner of hunting the opossum, might suppose, from the horrible din that assails his ears ...

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America (Netherlands) 1,850 10 0 0 0 user votes
America (Illinois, United States) 600 0 0 0 0 user votes
America (Alabama, United States) 302 0 0 0 0 user votes
America (Indiana, United States) 268 0 0 0 0 user votes
America (Oklahoma, United States) 34 0 0 0 0 user votes

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