[Ads-l] Further Antedatings of "Blitzkrieg"

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 3 19:39:58 EST 2020


Excellent work, JL.

However back in 2015 Bonnie Taylor-Blake found a citation for
Blitzkrieg in the British Newspaper Archive with a date of November
26, 1937. She clarified the date in the follow-up message.

http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2015-March/136360.html
http://listserv.linguistlist.org/pipermail/ads-l/2015-March/136361.html

Garson

On Thu, Dec 3, 2020 at 3:41 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Earlier:
>
> 1938 _San Diego Union_ (March 16) 1: Such an eventuality might become
> decisive in the first phase of the "Blitzkrieg" (lightning war) against
> France, that scheme so dear to the military chiefs of National Socialist
> Germany.
>
> On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 1:02 PM Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
>
> > ---------------------- Information from the mail header
> > -----------------------
> > Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> > Poster:       Joel Berson <berson at ATT.NET>
> > Subject:      Re: Further Antedatings of "Blitzkrieg"
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > Bonnie, Fred (and others),
> > Is British Newspaper Archive any better for 17th-18th century British
> > newsp=
> > apers than the Burney Collection?=C2=A0 Or is its scope later?
> > Joel
> >
> >       From: Bonnie Taylor-Blake <b.taylorblake at GMAIL.COM>
> >  To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU=20
> >  Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2015 2:31 PM
> >  Subject: Re: [ADS-L] Further Antedatings of "Blitzkrieg"
> >   =20
> > I agree, Fred:=C2=A0 these subscriptions (when paid out of pocket) do add
> > up.=C2=A0 I bit the bullet and got a year's subscription, but only because
> > I'm using it for another (non-professional) interest of mine.=C2=A0 Still,
> > it's kind of hit or miss.
> >
> > Of course, I'd be happy to search it anytime for anything for anyone.
> > Just write me off-list.
> >
> > -- Bonnie
> >
> > b.taylorblake at gmail.com
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 2:22 PM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
> > wrot=
> > e:
> >
> > > I shouldn't have cancelled my subscription to British Newspaper Archive!=
> > =C2=A0 I=3D
> > >=C2=A0 felt it was pretty duplicative of the Gale database of British
> > news=
> > papers =3D
> > > and that there are a lot of false hits in it, and I wanted to save some
> > m=
> > on=3D
> > > ey on my personal database subscription costs.
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