Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Tue Dec 6 18:55:58 UTC 2005

Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 01:40:27PM -0500, Alice Faber wrote:
>>Bethany K. Dumas wrote:
>>>I saw my first claymation movie this morning. Since then I have found it
>>>all over the web - it appears to be a registered mark, though the term is
>>>widely used in a generic sense, it seems.
>>It's got to be at least 20 years old, going back to the California
>>Raisins commercial in the mid 80s.
> It doesn't _have_ to--just because they used the technique doesn't
> mean the term existed then.

Oh, OK...I was imprecise. I remember seeing the term in press coverage
of those commercials.

Alice Faber                                    faber at
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