antedating flub v. (1896)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Mon Sep 17 16:22:54 UTC 2007

ads-l archive has 1899 for flub v. in golf

1896 The Milwaukee Journal, (Milwaukee, WI) [Wednesday], [August 26, 1896]; pg.
8; col C.     In Sporting Circles Hunters Report Game Unusually Plentiful at
This Time [19th C US Newspapers]
Col. D:  R.D. Wrenn the Tennis Champion
...He [Hovey] did not kill the ball once and "flubbed" many balls.

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