[Ads-l] Robert Benchley on jogging

GEOFFREY NUNBERG nunbergg at GMAIL.COM
Mon Mar 13 00:38:23 EDT 2017


A number of quotation sites attribute to Benchley the line, "Go jogging? What, and get hit by a meteor?” Inasmuch as Benchley definitively departed this vale in 1945, that feels like an anachronism — was “go jogging” used in this sense as early as that?

Geoff
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