early candidate for WOTY races

Michael Quinion TheEditor at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG
Fri Apr 23 19:25:06 UTC 2004

> If you search the remote wilds of, say, OED2, you'll find a 1931
> example of _presenteeism_, along with a 1892 from Mark Twain of
> _presentee_ 'one who is present'.

Touché, my dear sir!

Michael Quinion
Editor, World Wide Words
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