"baby daddy," etc.

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sat Nov 20 14:58:06 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 2:23 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are you people fucking serious, dealing with _baby mama_ / _baby
> daddy_ as though they was something new and mysterious, worthy of
> serio-jocular discussion, when they've  probably been around since
> 1619?

Hence my pointing out the 60+ posts mentioning the expression in the
ADS-L archives, including many interesting ones from Wilson.


Ben Zimmer

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