Fwd: Re(2): 1st Dagwood

Barnhart barnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Fri Aug 13 20:06:05 UTC 1999

RonButters at AOL.COM,Net writes:
><Dagwood sandwich mentioned, but first use is not dated.>
>Come to think of it, why would the cartoon have mentioned a Dagwoood
>at all? The strip simply showed Dagwood making weird and gigantic
>Applying the term probably happened among readers, not as a result of the
>strip-writer's coinage.

That would be my expectation.  However, I'm looking for not just the first
use of _Dagwood sandwich_ but also for the first occurrence of the
sandwich in the Blondie comic strip.


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