Antedating of "Social Scientist"

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Sun Mar 16 02:43:21 UTC 2008

On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 08:11:44PM -0400, Shapiro, Fred wrote:
> social scientist (OED 1875)
> 1870 Hertford, Joseph. Personals, or, Perils of the period 243 (Making of Modern Law)   Here resides a cause and effect for the social scientist.

We now have an 1865 example of this, from the _New York Social
Science Review_.

Jesse Sheidlower

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