GIGO (1961)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Aug 13 15:03:52 UTC 2005

On Thu, 11 Aug 2005, Benjamin Zimmer wrote:

> OED has "GIGO" = "garbage in, garbage out" from 1964, and Barry Popik
> previously supplied a cite from the Oct. 24, 1963 _N.Y. Herald Tribune_.

The Yale Dictionary of Quotations has a 1959 citation in its database.

Fred Shapiro

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