Pooch article

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Sep 2 20:05:07 UTC 2003

On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, Kathleen E. Miller wrote:

> First a question, is the New York Sun online and searchable anywhere?

No, it's not, unfortunately.

> Next, the article, not an antedate by any means, and it's not an opinion.

Of course this list is the last place to prescribe usage, but it's worth
pointing out that the usual term is "antedating."  Barry Popik and David
Shulman and, I think, Gerald Cohen, use "antedate," but I've never seen
anyone else do this (before you did).

Fred Shapiro

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