Antedating of 'Moose Milk' (1941)

Sam Clements sclements at NEO.RR.COM
Thu Jan 1 05:32:29 UTC 2004

The OED appeals list wanted an antedating of 1957 for a Canadian 'alcoholic

>From the Soda Springs (ID) Sun, May 29, 1941.  No page number, column 3:

<It was many a year since I'd seen an Alaska jamboree of that kind, and it
left me wondering if life hadn't rather spoiled me for such affairs.  For
along with the dancing was much brawling and lovemaking and the imbibing of
a local brand of hooch known as moose-milk.>

Sam Clements

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