Tween & Centimillionaires & more
laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Oct 21 15:01:04 UTC 2000
At 7:11 PM -0400 10/21/00, Fred Shapiro wrote:
>On Sat, 21 Oct 2000, Barnhart wrote:
>> tween .... Barnhart Dictionary Companion 7.4 (e.q.= 1992?)
>Here's an earlier citation:
>1986 _Star Tribune_ (Minn.) 2 Feb. Competition is divided into the Petite
>class, ages 5 to 10 (a former Bunny class of 5-7 was dropped); Tweens,
>11-13; Junior Belles, 14-17; and Belles, 18 and over.
I'm not surprised. I said that I remembered it for about 10 years
more or less, but I probably only noticed it then, when our older
offspring entered The TweenZone.
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