hurt locker (1966)

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Fri Mar 5 05:29:10 UTC 2010

Latest Word Routes column is "hurt locker," military slang dating back
to Vietnam:

HDAS has it from 1978 -- Google News Archive returns cites from '66
and '67 in AP dispatches from John T. Wheeler.

--Ben Zimmer

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