SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Sun Apr 11 18:44:58 UTC 2004
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From: "Bethany K. Dumas" <dumasb at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU>
> All over the web there are sites that suggest that "riding shotgun" was
> wagon behavior -
> It would be interesting to know what date the term started being used for
> that sense.
All over the web there are sites that claim T.A.Dorgan invented the term
"hot dog." <sigh>
The phrase "riding shotgun" started being used in the 1939 movie
_Stagecoach_ unless someone comes up with an antedating.
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