The nature of slang and HDAS

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jun 22 02:29:16 UTC 2003

On Sat, 21 Jun 2003, Fred Shapiro wrote:

> Very close (how did you get this citation, John?), but not quite an
> antedating.  It is, however, notable as the second oldest citation anyone

OK, John, I can see you got it from a Westlaw search.  But looking at the
supposed 1982 article, it is crystal-clear that the dating is in error,
the article is actually probably much later than 1982.

Fred Shapiro

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