Antedating of "Baby Boom"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 7 00:50:47 UTC 2004

STANDARD DISCLAIMER:  I apologize if this antedating has already been
posted by Barry Popik.

baby boom (OED 1941 Dec.)

1941 _Wash. Post_ 25 June 28  Obstetricians credit the baby boom to better
times, defense effort and greatly increased marriages.

Fred Shapiro

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