[Ads-l] Antedating of "Ivy Leaguer"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Dec 1 15:51:26 UTC 2014

Ivy Leaguer (OED 1943)

1936 _New York Herald Tribune_ 11 May 22 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  The Ivy Leaguers accounted for only 20 per cent of the I. C. 4-A prizes last year.

Fred Shapiro

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