antedating of papiros(a) (1852)

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Tue Sep 4 13:10:41 UTC 2007

On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 09:31:58AM -0400, Stephen Goranson wrote:
> OED has papirosa n. 1857
> The Boston Daily Atlas, (Boston, MA) Friday, October 22, 1852; Issue 97;
> col E
>     Paris Correspondence of the Atlas The Opera and the Drama?the Imperial
> Progress?New Books?Prosecution of the Siecle?Academy of
> Sciences?Medicine
> Category: News (Gale)
> "...The equipage of Lablache created a great deal of curiosity....The
> freighrt
> paid on macarroni alone was $100....Ten minutes before the [train]
> departure,
> the celebrated Basso made his appearance, having Papiros and Cigarette, two
> favorite King-Charles dogs, triumphantly installed each in one pocket of
> their
> master's paletot."

Is there a page number for this?


Jesse Sheidlower

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