[Ads-l] "See Spot Run"

Dave Wilton dave at WILTON.NET
Fri Feb 3 07:36:42 EST 2017


Does this mean the Dick and Jane series is guilty of plagiarism? The horror!

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From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of ADSGarson O'Toole
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Subject: Re: [ADS-L] "See Spot Run"

Bellow is a superior citation for "See Spot run" located by researcher S. M. Colowick.

Year: 1908 (Copyright 1904 by James R. McDonald)
Title: The Wide Awake Primer
Author: Clara Murray
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company

https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uva.x004507904
https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uva.x004507904?urlappend=%3Bseq=15

[Begni excerpt]
Sit up, Spot, sit up!
This is my ball
Catch my ball, Spot.
Catch my ball, little dog.
Run, Spot, run !
See Spot run.
[End excerpt]

Garson

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