[Ads-l] Antedating of "Synchronized Swimming"

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 23 02:37:46 EST 2022


Fascinating. A novelty, indeed!  Is there any earlier example-- any *other*
example, for that matter-- example of a single person or thing being
"synchronized", let alone constituting a trio or other group? (Headbang)

MAM

On Sat, Jan 22, 2022, 5:41 PM Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at yale.edu> wrote:

> synchronized swimming (OED 1950)
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> 1936 Miami Herald 7 Apr. 8-A/1 (Newspapers.com)  A synchronized swimming
> trio novelty event was won by Ann Braznell.
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> Fred Shapiro
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