Further Antedating of "Sexy"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 7 01:33:53 UTC 2004

sexy (OED 1928)

1925 _Oshkosh_ (Wis.) _Daily Northwestern_ 7 Feb. 9 (Newspaperarchive.com)
"Welcome Stranger" is just what its title implies.  It's certainly welcome
in these days of drab sexy plays and forced humor.

Fred Shapiro

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