jester at PANIX.COM jester at PANIX.COM
Wed Aug 30 15:01:11 UTC 2000

> This is probably documented somewhere, but does anyone know off hand when
> "whinge" entered the language in GB?  I first heard it in the early/mid 80s,
> but I had the impression that it had been around a lot longer.

OED records it from a1150....

Jesse Sheidlower

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