"String bikini" before 1974?

Dennis R. Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Sun Aug 21 16:04:35 UTC 2005


I knew I could count on you.


>At 9:20 AM -0400 8/21/05, Dennis R. Preston wrote:
>>Will this cause database envy? And what makes you think that scholars
>>with bigger databases can do better?
>"It ain't the meat, it's the motion"
>(Of course, it's the scholars with the smaller databases who tend to
>say that.)
>>>>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
>>Dennis R. Preston
>>University Distinguished Professor
>>Department of English
>>15-C Morrill Hall
>>Michigan State University
>>East Lansing, MI 48824-1036
>>Phone: (517) 353-4736
>>Fax: (517) 453-3755
>>preston at msu.edu

Dennis R. Preston
University Distinguished Professor
Department of English
Morrill Hall 15-C
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1036 USA
Office: (517) 453-4736
Fax: (517) 453-3755

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