[Ads-l] Further Antedating of "Racist"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 4 04:05:23 UTC 2015


On Jan 3, 2015, at 10:20 PM, Shapiro, Fred wrote:

> racist (OED 1926)
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> 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.
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Well, it was nice while it lasted.

LH
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