[Ads-l] zombie (cocktail)

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Wed Feb 15 13:49:51 EST 2017


OED has 1942  (oddly enough, Barry Popik has no entry for this).


_St. Louis Post-Dispatch_ 17 Sep 1938 p 12 col 2
"At first they said, "A nice, smooth drink," and then they said "A dinger!"
It turned out to be a cross between a zombie and a stinger!"

_Los Angeles Times_ 24 Dec 1938 sec 2 p 5 col 5 (display ad for nightclub)
"Drinks for which we are acclaimed throughout the world "Famous Drinks of All Nations" 
Zombie
Planters Punch
"Head-Hunter"
"Sugie" Special
Sharks Tooth -- and many more."


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