Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Mar 4 23:48:10 UTC 2002

On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Douglas G. Wilson wrote:

> I'm still a little squeamish about the horse-etymology.

Years ago I wrote an article in American Speech about the earliest use of
the word "skyscraper," which occurs in the name of a horse.

Fred Shapiro

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