Antedating of schliemiel (1889)

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Mon Feb 23 05:08:48 UTC 2004

14 Oct. 1889  _Sandusky Daily Register_   2/2

<<The ancient Israelites called a man who was peculiarly unlucky a Schlemiel.  No matter what his opportunities he was sure to have ill luck. >>

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