Antedating of "Baby Boomer"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 7 00:54:01 UTC 2004

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

baby boomer (OED 1974)

1970 _Wash. Post_ 23 Jan. C1  The baby boomers of the Eisenhower decade
didn't allow their parents' sexual revolution to inhibit production of
this oh-so-numerous generation whose massize size plagues them and their

Fred Shapiro

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