Payday Loans

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri May 25 16:44:31 UTC 2001

On Fri, 25 May 2001, Barnhart wrote:

> Payday loan along with payday lender and payday lending appear in The
> Barnhart Dictionary Companion (Vol. 12.3; Spring 2000).
> The earliest date there is also 1985.

Here's an earlier citation:

1956 _Jrnl. Finance_ XI. 361  Services offered by Credit Unions of the
National Credit Union Management Conference ... Pay Day Loans.

Fred Shapiro

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