[Ads-l] Antedating of "Scuzzy"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Aug 24 12:45:28 EDT 2017


scuzzy (OED 1969)


1966 _The Paper_ 28 Mar. 1/4 (Independent Voices)  The girl who met us at the door had ... a black jersey (this uniform, and its levis-sweater undress version, is the scuzzy equivalent of the sorority girl syndrome).


Fred Shapiro

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