Antedating of "Graham Cracker"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Jan 19 19:19:41 UTC 2004

Graham cracker (OED 1882)

1837 _Graham Journal of Health and Longevity_ 22 Aug. 153 (American
Periodical Series)  Our bread was the "Graham crackers," which we
obtained from Mr. Luke, of New York.

Fred Shapiro

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