goose pimples (1871)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Apr 14 18:31:00 UTC 2005

On Thu, 14 Apr 2005, Baker, John wrote:

>         Making of America has some earlier uses.  From E.E. Marcy, The
> Homoeopathic Theory and Practice of Medicine 225 (1850):

Here's earlier:

1824 _Saturday Evening Post_ 20 Mar. 2 (American Periodical Series)
Fags and Catnip, I'm all over goose pimples!

Fred Shapiro

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