More on Earliest Usage of "Doh"
jester at PANIX.COM
Sun Mar 24 20:37:49 UTC 2002
On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 11:35:16AM -0500, Fred Shapiro wrote:
> Let me add to my previous posting that this 1931 usage is likely closer to
> the real origin of "doh" than one might think. A web search turns up
> references to Matt Groening and Dan Castellaneta explicitly crediting
> Laurel and Hardy sidekick James Finlayson as the source of "doh."
This origin is also mentioned in the OED's etymology for the term, which
quotes Dan Castellaneta crediting Finlayson.
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