[Ads-l] Further Antedating of "Racist"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 4 03:20:39 UTC 2015


racist (OED 1926)



1924 _Portland Oregonian_ 14 Dec. 70 (America's Historical Newspapers)  The elections show the Germans at the moment want neither racists now [sic] communists -- that is, neither extreme nationalists nor extreme revolutionists.



Fred Shapiro

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