[Ads-l] Jack pot

Peter Morris peter_morris_1 at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK
Mon Nov 30 09:07:21 UTC 2015


About a year ago, Fred antedated "jack-pot" to 1873.
http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2014-December/135376.html


I believe I've found two earlier examples. 

Here is an edition of  The Modern Pocket Hoyle from  1868
It's described as one of the changes/ additions from the previous edition
http://tinyurl.com/pq5g9mu

And an advert for American Hoyle from 1866 .
http://tinyurl.com/ox5o89v

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