Douglas G. Wilson
douglas at NB.NET
Sun Feb 22 17:01:23 UTC 2004
>I can find a usenet cite from 1990, but it should be older than
>that. Nothingprior in our archives, not in OED(that I could find), not
>in M-W. Not in newpaper archive(that I could find). DARE ends before _Sw_ .
>No doubt a movie/tv skit from before1990 used this, but I don't remember one.
I don't have any old citations, but maybe the "National Lampoon" or
something like that would show it.
I'm surprised it's not in the usual dictionaries.
I remember it from ca. 1967 myself.
-- Doug Wilson
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