[Ads-l] Slight Antedating of "AIDS"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 15 20:40:01 EST 2022


AIDS (OED 1982 Aug.)

1982 Boston Globe 27 July 4/1 (Newspapers.com)  The disorder has been named Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease Syndrome, or AIDS.

Fred Shapiro

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