[Ads-l] buckle of the bible belt (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Mon Mar 21 19:44:42 UTC 2016


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Christianese web site has 1960 for "Buckle of the Bible Belt" (I don't see it in OED).
http://www.dictionaryofchristianese.com/buckle-of-the-bible-belt-and-holes-in-the-bible-belt/


Chapel Hill NC _The Daily Tar Heel_ 4/10/1954 p 2 col 1 
"He has tarnished the buckle of the Bible Belt."

It also appears to be in _Indianapolis Star_ 2/8/1948 at newspapers.com, but I don't subscribe to "Publisher Extra" supplement.

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