Antedating of "Poker Face"

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Tue Jun 6 12:27:35 UTC 2006

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Shapiro" <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU>

> 1884 _Texas Siftings_ 23 Feb. 2 (America's Historical Newspapers)  Senator
> Tom Bowen, of Colorado, has what is called a poker face.

Ah, but did he also have a "dead man's hand?"   :)

Sam Clements

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