Corrected Antedating of "Dada"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Mar 19 00:22:40 UTC 2013

I indicated before that this citation came from JSTOR, but it actually comes from American Periodical Series.

Dada, n.2 (OED 1920)

1918 _Viereck's_ 24 July 396 (American Periodical Series)  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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