Antedating of "Paddleball"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Feb 1 17:57:53 UTC 2004

paddleball (OED 1935)

1934 _L.A. Times_ 23 Jan. A9 (ProQuest)  Handball, cycling, volley ball,
fencing, paddle ball, swimming, badminton, squash and gymnastics are
included on the program.

Fred Shapiro

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