[Ads-l] Antedating of "zowie"

Hugo hugovk at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 7 02:17:03 EST 2016


OED: c1913


1908 July 17, Rice, Thomas S., “Nationals Swat at Lively Clip Until
New Orleans Steps Into Breach.”, in The Washington Times[1],
Washington D.C., page 10:

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Zowie, what a walloping those Browns got in New York yesterday! A few
more like that and the blow-up in Washington, then watch the anvil
chorus in St. Louis.
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[1] http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026749/1908-07-17/ed-1/seq-10/#words=Zowie

Hugo

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