Fwd: Query on "No-Fly Zone"

Grant Barrett gbarrett at AMERICANDIALECT.ORG
Tue Jan 28 12:35:53 UTC 2003

Début du message réexpédié :

> De: "Hirohito Onishi  大西博人" <onishi3 at wonder.ocn.ne.jp>
> Date: Tue 28 Jan 2003  05:33:36 America/New_York
> À: <gbarrett at americandialect.org>
> Objet: Question for the ADS Webmaster
> Dear Sirs,
>   I am a teacher of English at a public high school in Kobe, Japan.  I
> have been interested in current English.  I want to find out the origin
> of "no-fly zone" which has appeared in many articles concerning with
> Iraq for almost a decade.
>   I guess this phrase came into being together with the develpment of
> aricraft and anti-air defense.  When was it that this phrase was first
> used in a written form, I wonder?  I would appreciate it very much if
> you might be kind enough to let me know about it.
>   Thanks.  January 28, 2003
> Hirohito Onishi (Mr.)
> E-mail: lifeisabitch at infoseek.jp

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