The Meaning of Life (1914) & AIDS (1981-1982)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 9 00:03:31 UTC 2002

On Mon, 7 Jan 2002 Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

>    I checked "AIDS" in OED, and the first citation is 24 September 1982.
> This seems late.

Nexis has a slightly earlier citation (New York Times, 8 Aug. 1982).

Fred Shapiro

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