[Ads-l] antedating Bodice Ripper

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat May 7 22:06:01 UTC 2016

So it is.  Normally I'm pretty good about checking the top of the page for actual dates, but neglected to this time.
> Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU 
> Sat May 7 17:34:30 UTC 2016> I believe this 1978 citation is actually a 1996 citation.  Note that Ben Zimmer posted a > 1978 Chicago Tribune citation here in 2014.
> Fred Shapiro 		 	   		  
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