Pooch article

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Sep 2 20:58:00 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
I confess I use it too, but then I'm partial to zero-formations.


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