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Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jul 25 02:39:32 UTC 1999

On Sat, 24 Jul 1999 Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

> Frankfurters Sale Prohibited, Asbury Park (NJ), 28 May 1893, pg. 16 col. 4.

This is interesting in that it antedates the OED's first use of
_frankfurter_ (1894).  A search on Making of America, however, yields an
occurrence of this word in an 1885 book.

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Associate Librarian for Public Services     TRIAL AND ERROR: AN OXFORD
  and Lecturer in Legal Research            ANTHOLOGY OF LEGAL STORIES
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