New Antedating of "Movie"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed May 14 10:59:35 UTC 2008

I apologize to those offended by antedatings, but I have pushed back the first citation for the word _movie_ slightly further:

movie (OED3 1911)

1909 _Springfield Sunday Republican_ 1 Aug. 19 (America's Historical Newspapers)  The average child only goes to the "Movies" twice a month.

Fred Shapiro

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