[Ads-l] Antedating of "Baby Boomer"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 24 17:45:42 UTC 2016


baby boomer (OED 1970)

1963 _Salt Lake Tribune_ 8 Dec. 83 (Newspapers.com)  Statistics show that increased home entertainment and long hours of television viewing put an extra strain on chairs, causing upholstered seating pieces to wear out three to four times faster than in the days before television and the baby-boomers.

Fred Shapiro

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