"Wop" in 1908?

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Jan 31 23:05:16 UTC 2002

After sending my last posting, I noticed in W10 that Merriam-Webster dates
"wop" 1908.  Perhaps Joanne Despres might post the 1908 citation from
M-W's files?

Fred Shapiro

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