Antedating of "Dada"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Mar 16 14:55:45 UTC 2013

Dada, n.2 (OED 1920)

1918 _Viereck's_ 24 July 396 (JSTOR)  The _Ko[umlaut over o]lnische Zeitung_ says: ... "For the present the whole 'dada' movement, which is now trying with its propaganda evenings to captivate the youths and maidens of Berlin West, is only an object of mirth.

Fred Shapiro

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