Antedating of "Pizzeria"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon May 17 02:48:34 UTC 2004

pizzeria (OED 1943)

1939 _Chicago Daily Tribune_ 17 Oct. 17 (ProQuest)  You can watch Tom
Granato, for sixteen years the proprietor of Chicago's only _pizzeria_,
concoct the delicacy and carefully deposit it in his big brick oven.

Fred Shapiro

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