Barry Popik in Tomorrow's Times

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 3 13:26:13 UTC 2004

Tomorrow's "On Language" column by William Safire in the New York Times
Magazine mentions Barry Popik's discovery of the earliest known usage of
the military sense of "spider hole."  Congratulations to Barry!

Fred Shapiro

Fred R. Shapiro                             Editor
Associate Librarian for Collections and     YALE DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS
  Access and Lecturer in Legal Research     Yale University Press,
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