Holy cow! (1917)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Wed Apr 26 18:47:14 UTC 2006

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>I'm thinking of adding this one to my web page. Any earlier?
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>Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963).  Chicago, Ill.: Nov 8, 1917. p. 6 (1 page)
>Holy Cow! WHY can't they print 'em right?


California | Oakland | Oakland Tribune | 1913-03-13 p 14 col 3.
"Harry Wolverton assigned "Holy Cow" Peters to the job of umpiring one of 
the Regular-Yannigan contests at Marysville last week and Peters is still alive. "

Nebraska | Lincoln | Lincoln Daily News | 1914-06-01 p 5A col 1.
"Denver fans have coined an imitation of Charley Mullen's pet expression. Instead of 
"holy cow," the bugs in the camp of the Bears yell "sacred bessie." "

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