[Ads-l] Antedating of "Ultimate Frisbee"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 19 09:20:40 EST 2022

ultimate Frisbee (OED 1972)

1971 The Item of Millburn and Short Hills (Millburn, N.J.) 9 Dec. 11/3 (Newspapers.com)  Officially known as "Ultimate Frisbee," the game, played with a saucer-shaped plastic disc about the size of a record album, was originated four years ago by students at Columbia High School.

Fred Shapiro

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