Antedating of "Flack"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Mar 12 21:40:23 UTC 2007

flack (OED 1939)

1937 _Oakland Tribune_ 25 Feb. 13/4 (  Whereupon
Paramount elected to cash in on the publicity and the flack as Variety
calls press agents, leaped to his typing machine.

Fred Shapiro

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