calzone, bench press (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Mon Dec 13 22:34:28 UTC 2010

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Calzone -- OED has [1944], 1950

_Binghamton [NY] Press_ Nov 30 1943 p 9 col 4
"Rosa goes back to the kitchen and cooks you up a lunch of pizza
Napolitana-pastry replete with garlic, tomato paste and oil-and calzone,
a great fried cake stuffed with cheese."

Bench press (n) OED has 1949

New Orleans _Times-Picayune_ Feb 18 1946 p 14 col 1
"In addition, Samuels broke the world record in the bench press with a
total of 335 pounds, bettering by five pounds the old mark."
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