"Flivver" in OED

Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Sun Jun 8 21:53:11 UTC 2003

On Sun, 8 Jun 2003, Baker, John wrote:

#        Well, the adjective form of "automobile" is after all the
#older form.  "Automobile truck" turns out to be a surprisingly common
#term in the old days.  Here's the oldest I saw, from 1908 (OED has
#1916 for "motor truck"):

Ah! Thanks.

-- Mark A. Mandel
   Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania

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