"Different Strokes for Different Folks"

Joanne M. Despres jdespres at MERRIAM-WEBSTER.COM
Tue Sep 30 15:05:44 UTC 2003

> Jesse, Tom, Jonathon, Barry, Joanne, Sam et al.:
> Here's one more.  Does anyone have any citations for "different strokes
> for different folks" earlier than the 1969 Sly and the Family Stone song,
> "Everyday People"?

I haven't found anything in the files earlier than 1969.

Joanne M. Despres, Senior Editor
Merriam-Webster, Inc.
jdespres at merriam-webster.com

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