[Ads-l] goyisch and possible ADS search problem (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Mon Mar 2 21:48:37 UTC 2015


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> The Oxford English Dictionary has an entry for "goyish" with a first
> use da= ted 1959.  Your 1955 citation appears to be a legitimate
> antedating of the = OED, although ProQuest has it as far back as 1888
> (Jewish Messanger, Apr. 2= 0, 1888, page 1).
> 
> Fred Shapiro
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The same citation is in Geneaologybank.  It also has "goyisch" in the Washington Star 1/31/1965.

Goyische:

1910 09 30 Houston TX _Jewish Herald_ p 4 col 3
"I tell you there is a difference between Goyische and Juedische blood!"


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