Antedating of "Twilight Zone"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri May 21 10:57:32 UTC 2004

twilight zone (OED 1909)

1908 _Chicago Daily Tribune_ 16 May 7 (ProQuest)  [William Jennings]
Bryan's remark in the course of his speech that there was no twilight zone
between national and state affairs where the special interests could take
refuge caught the president's fancy.

Fred Shapiro

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