[Ads-l] supercentenarianism (1995)

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 13 20:20:35 EST 2017


Wiktionary (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/supercentenarian <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/supercentenarian>) and the English Oxford Living Dictionaries (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/supercentenarian <https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/supercentenarian>) both record “supercentenarian” but not “supercentenarianism”.

The oldest citation I find on Google Books is 1995:

The Methuselah Factors: Learning from the World's Longest Living People
by Dan Georgakas
http://bit.ly/2zASFko <http://bit.ly/2zASFko>

— 
The final explanation for the supposed supercentenarianism was that the lives of two or three women who had borne the title had been grafted to create one fictitious superwoman.
—

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA



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