Interview request from the Washington Post

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Tue Apr 6 01:06:24 UTC 2004

>I'm working on a story about words and phrases that were coined
>during World War II that are still in use today, such as boondocks and
>snafu, for example.

I'm no expert, but ... "boondocks" was adopted into English well before WW II.

-- Doug Wilson

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