Antedating of Safire and OED on "Slam Dunk"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Jun 12 14:30:33 UTC 2004

On Sat, 12 Jun 2004, Dennis R. Preston wrote:

> Could "West Unself" be "Wes Unseld" in disguise?

The original said "West Unseld," actually.  I'm not sure where the "t" in
"West" came from.


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