[Ads-l] humdinger antedated to 1883

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Fri Sep 25 11:51:14 UTC 2015


(I haven't checked whether dinger, for Ben's proposal, antedates this.)
The Daily Enterprise. Livingston, Montana. June 4, 1883 Vol. 1 no. 1 p. 1 col. 2
"The show, he says, will be a humdinger."

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85053382/1883-06-04/ed-1/seq-1/#date1=1836&sort=date&date2=1922&searchType=advanced&language=&sequence=0&index=1&words=humdinger&proxdistance=5&rows=20&ortext=humdinger+humdingers&proxtext=&phrasetext=&andtext=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1

Stephen Goranson
http://people.duke.edu/~goranson/




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