[Ads-l] "portable soup" not in OED

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Fri Oct 30 02:07:26 UTC 2015

Except in nine quotations, the earliest 1785.  Many hits in Google Books, the earliest I see 1701:  The King and the Miller of Mansfield, by R. Dodsley, page 35.  And a Wikipedia article.


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