[Ads-l] crafts

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 24 17:50:45 EDT 2017


O.M.G.

On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 12:52 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> An antedating of this plural form in a serious book?
>
> 1990 James Robert Parish _The Great Combat Pictures_ (Metuchen N.J.:
> Scarecrow Press) 140: Some 338,000 military personnel were removed from the
> beaches of Dunkirk, France, using 1,200 military and naval crafts.
>
> JL
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