Antedating of "Workaholic"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Feb 1 18:22:07 UTC 2014

workaholic (OED 1968)

1947 _Toronto Daily Star_ 5 Apr. 6 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  If you are cursed with an unconquerable craving for work, call Workaholics Synonymous, and a reformed worker will aid you back to happy idleness.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society -

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