[Ads-l] Antedating of "Ivy Leaguer"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Dec 1 16:18:31 UTC 2014


On Dec 1, 2014, at 10:51 AM, Shapiro, Fred wrote:

> 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
> 
Does the context (i.e. a list of the prizes) make it clear which colleges were taken to be included within that designation?

LH

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