new term?

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Jul 13 02:16:44 UTC 1999

On Mon, 12 Jul 1999, D. Ezra Johnson wrote:

> The term "Frankenfood" was coined by Paul Lewis, who is a professor of
> English at Boston College (and a friend of my family).

Do you have any documentation for this assertion?  Few alleged coinages
hold up under scrutiny.

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