Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Tue Dec 18 17:23:43 UTC 2001

On Tue, Dec 18, 2001 at 12:04:41PM -0500, George Thompson wrote:
> I don't mean to move in on Barry's turf, but here is an early citation
> for a food word.  I see that the OED has citations for "mocha" from
> 1773, 1819 and 1871, all from English sources.

By now we have added cites from 1787, 1793, 1810, and 1838, so
I'm afraid that we don't have the room for this one.


Jesse Sheidlower

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