Antedating of "Gung Ho"

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Sat May 24 19:49:13 UTC 2008

Thanks, Doug, for checking. As for Carlson's book, i.e., the book about him (_The Big Yankee: The Life of Carlson of the Raiders_, by Michael Blankfort), it appeared in 1947, not 1941.
Best. -- Gerald


Original message from: Douglas G. Wilson, Sat 5/24/2008 2:24 PM

However, if it is sure that Carlson used the expression in his 1941
book, it can probably be assumed to be closely related.


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