Antedating of "Egyptology"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Jun 29 14:15:03 UTC 2006

On Thu, 29 Jun 2006, Baker, John wrote:

>        Very good, Fred.  That extra minute I spent dawdling clearly
> cost me.

I still lose sleep over the fact that George Thompson found the earliest
cite for _jazz_ after I had checked the right database but somehow missed
the "jazz curve" article.


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