"Same Old Same Old"

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sun Feb 10 02:02:39 UTC 2008

On Feb 9, 2008 8:58 PM, Sam Clements <SClements at neo.rr.com> wrote:
[Jon Lighter wrote:]
> > Good work, Same source gives me a cite ("same-o same-o") from Aug. 20,
> > 1947, but won't let me see it unless I pay.
> Considering the quality of the search engine at that site, unless they gave
> you a :"hit" for Stars and Stripes, there ain't no 1947 cite.

As far as I can see, there aren't any digitized pages on
Newspaperarchive for the Aug. 20, 1947 edition -- it goes straight
from Aug. 8 to Aug. 25. Or is there another way to access Pacific
Stars & Stripes?

--Ben Zimmer

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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