Antedating of "Racist"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Aug 12 13:02:18 UTC 2009

racist (OED3 1927)

1926 _Manchester Guardian_ 22 Sept. 5 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  If the French people and Government show that they desire to come to a real understanding the opposition of the German Nationals and the Racists will be nullified and will soon disappear altogether.

Fred Shapiro
Yale Book of Quotations (Yale University Press)

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