"String bikini" before 1974?

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Sun Aug 21 03:31:09 UTC 2005

>What is there for "string bikini" before the OED2's 1974?   A couple
>of Web sites say they existed in the 1960's and the term was used in
>the 1970s. but have no quotations from those decades.

I think I see an example from 1969, but some of the scholars have bigger
databases and can probably do better.

-- Doug Wilson

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