Read 'em and weep (1920); Put on a clinic (1976)

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Thu Apr 8 05:10:00 UTC 2004

>    This is still not in OED?  Supposedly, this one's from cards.  David
>Shulman told me that he submitted this to OED, but I forget the date.  It
>have been 1918.
>    Nothing on Newspaperarchive is before 1920.

There's one from 1919: "read them and weep".

-- Doug Wilson

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