early "grandpop" ex.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Tue Dec 5 15:15:01 UTC 2006

OED has an 1890 from Texas. This is from Virginia two years later, but believably asserts usage before 1860.

  1892 _Century Mag._ (Apr.) 954: My grandfather was an officer in the War of 1812....One of the little boys...asked, "And, grandpop, did you run?"


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