[Ads-l] _beatnik_: interdating

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 16 02:43:18 UTC 2015

Ebony - May 1960 - Page 63
_Beatnik_ Dictionary
The Official Handbook
For Everyone In Orbit
Packed with words and phrases straight
from infinity. A perfect novelty gift.
Send One Skin (1.00)
To: Kimbrough Pub. Co., Dept. E
4639 Poplar Ave., Memphis, Tenn.

To the extent that this is of interest - given that there must be hundreds
of interdatings of _beatnik_ - AFAIK, this ad, published in the May and the
June issues of EBONY, is the only appearance of this word in a FUBU - for
us, by us - periodical during the era in which it mattered.
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

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