[Ads-l] Antedating of "Tetherball"

Peter Reitan pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 22 22:14:29 EST 2022


Tetherball 1875.

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tetherball (OED 1900)

1892 Nottinghamshire Guardian 24 Sept. 4/5 (Newspapers.com)

Fred Shapiro

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