Antedating of "Baby Boom"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 7 01:15:59 UTC 2004

At 7:50 PM -0500 1/6/04, Fred Shapiro wrote:
>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.
Sounds like more effort on offense than defense to me.


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