No "lobster back" in the OED?

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 21 16:43:08 UTC 2008


Google gives only "Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. Warrants", which makes no
sense here,

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 6:41 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:

> NTAIW.  Now I'll have to track it down.  :-)   (Since it's in quotes
> in a tertiary source, I don't know yet whether the secondary source
> also quotes it and cites a primary source.  But if so, the date will
> be pre-Revolutionary by nearly 30 years.)
> Joel

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