Gay Nineties (1923?, 1925); Coffee Pot (1925) & Coffee Pot Canyon (1928)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Jun 1 16:19:28 UTC 2006

On Tue, 30 May 2006, Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

> I don't have time this late at night to sort this out in separate posts. I
> just noticed that the humor magazine LIFE in the 1920s has been digitized. As
> expected, R. V. Culter has "Gay Nineties" in 1925. Is the following 1923 'Gay
> Nineties" cite correct?

No, this seems to be another misdated Newspaperarchive item.  It appears
to refer to Culter's 1927 book and therefore cannot be 1923.

Fred Shapiro

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