Antedating of "Chocoholic"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Mar 17 00:11:04 UTC 2012

The OED's first use for "chocoholic" is dated 1972.  Here is an earlier citation:

1966 _Boston Globe_ 19 Aug. 29 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  Yes, I do like chocolate.  In fact, some days I am a chocoholic!

Fred Shapiro

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