[Ads-l] Reflections/query on the term "glove compartment" (of a car)

Hugo hugovk at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 31 22:55:02 UTC 2016


Here's a 1920 antedating of "glove compartment" (OED: 1939).

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The instrument board is fitted with a gandy glove compartment and a
spot light socket."
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SCRIPPS-BOOTH CAR, HANDLED BY HENRY MOTOR COMPANY, IS AN UNUSUALLY POPULAR AUTO
Grand Forks herald. (Grand Forks, N.D.), 23 Feb. 1920. Chronicling
America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.
<http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042414/1920-02-23/ed-2/seq-4/>

Hugo

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