Antedatings and possible origin of "in good nick"

hw gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 14 00:02:45 UTC 2013

On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 2:11 AM, Hugo <hugovk at> wrote:

> I found earlier uses in the

nick of time!

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

More information about the Ads-l mailing list