[Ads-l] Early newspaper sightings of "(bull)shit"

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 2 16:25:14 UTC 2015

My latest post for Strong Language, a new group blog on swearing and
taboo vocabulary, is on early appearances of "shit" and "bullshit"
slipped into American newspapers:


I include Bonnie Taylor-Blake's two excellent "bullshit" discoveries
and contribute a few of my own finds from the databases.


Ben Zimmer

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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