Further Antedating of "Paddleball"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Mar 14 20:25:35 UTC 2007

paddleball (OED 1934)

1930 _Bee_ (Danville, Va.) 12 Feb. 8/5 (Newspaperarchive)  For another
thirty minutes the gym will be open for handball and paddle-ball play.

Fred Shapiro

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