[Ads-l] antedating Bodice Ripper

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat May 7 12:26:25 UTC 2016


OED has 1979
_Indiana [PA] Gazette_ 11 Oct 1978 p 9 col 4 [reprinted from _Arizona Republic_; newspapers.com]"People call romance books bodice rippers." 		 	   		  
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